NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services today announced it has acquired the Canadian business of Centogene for an undisclosed amount.

Germany-based Centogene provides genetic testing for inherited diseases and performs testing for a number of genetic centers in Canada. During the next few months, Centogene's test portfolio will be transitioned to Toronto-based LifeLabs, and Centogene's services will continue uninterrupted to clients in Canada, LifeLabs said.

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