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NEW YORK – Quest Diagnostics announced on Wednesday the acquisition of genetic testing firm Blueprint Genetics in a deal it said will "broaden access to actionable insights in genetic and rare diseases, improving patient care and pharmaceutical drug research and development."

Details of the all-cash transaction were not disclosed.

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