NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Japan's Central Social Insurance Medical Council this week approved a recommendation from the country’s Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare to reimburse for Luminex’s Gram-Positive Blood Culture test and the Gram-Negative Blood Culture test. Reimbursement for the two tests by MHLW went into effect on June 1. Japan’s Pharmaceuticals & Medical Devices Agency cleared the panels in 2016.

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