By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Idaho Technology this week said that its Razor EX BioThreat Detection System has been approved and certified as an AOAC Performance Tested method for detecting Bacillus anthracis spores collected by air filters or in liquid matrices. The certification is sponsored by the US Department of Homeland Security and is aimed at establishing a national program for testing and validating biosurveillance systems.

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