By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Infectious disease test development firm Atlas Genetics announced this week the completion of a Series B financing round that raised £16.9 million ($27.3 million).

The funds, to be drawn down over three years, will be used to accelerate the launch of Atlas' Velox point-of-care products for chlamydia and gonorrhea, as well as for the development of other tests and to expand the immunoassay capability of the Velox system, the Bristol, UK-based company said.

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