NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – BGI said today that its Hong Kong lab has received accreditation from the American College of Pathologists.

It is the first clinical next-generation sequencing lab to receive CAP accreditation in China, according to BGI. The firm noted that the lab already has multiple ISO certifications.

BGI provides a variety of genomics services based on high-throughput platforms and owns US-based sequencing services firm Complete Genomics, which it acquired two years ago.

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