Illumina CEO Jay Flatley said the company last month dropped the list prices and reduced the discounts for its Infinium whole-genome genotyping kits a few weeks after rival Affymetrix cut the price of its 500K array kit.
 
Flatley’s remarks, made during a break-out session at the UBS Life Sciences Conference in New York last week, also come a little more than two months after he had said the company “feel[s] very comfortable with the position of our products in the market and the pricing of those products.”

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