NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – AltheaDx, a San Diego-based firm developing companion diagnostics, said on Thursday that it has received Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) certification from the State of California.

The firm said that it would immediately begin providing clinical genotyping services from the CLIA lab for the KRAS gene, as well as other "high-value" molecular tests. The lab is located in Sorrento Valley, San Diego.

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