NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Response Genetics said this week that it is expanding its sales force for its ResponseDx genetic test panels by 50 percent.

Los Angeles-based Response Genetics said that it would increase its internal sales force from 10 to 15 to sell ResponseDx, a PCR-based test used to analyze the expression of genes that correlate to commonly used chemotherapy agents.

The company said that it plans to add the sales representatives to its sales force by the end of the first quarter this year.

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