By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Canon US Life Sciences today announced a research collaboration with the University of Maryland to develop a high-throughput, automated system for the rapid diagnosis of infectious diseases.

The collaboration will use Canon's genetic analysis system to speed up test results while simplifying the test process, thereby allowing a range of clinical staff to perform automated disease diagnosis, said Canon US Life Sciences, a subsidiary of Canon USA.

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