NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Leukocare and Trillium Diagnostics today announced a deal to develop and market Leukocare's method for detecting inflammatory activity using circulating cell-free DNA.

Trillium will use the method to develop a commercial assay for diagnosing sepsis, they said. Under the terms of the deal, Leukocare grants Trillium an exclusive, royalty-bearing license to its patent covering the technology and know-how for measuring the quantity of cf-DNA to develop a commercial in vitro diagnostic assay.

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