NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Interleukin Genetics has received clearance in the State of New York to offer its genetic test for risk of periodontal disease, the company said today.

The State of New York's Department of Health approved the firm's PST Genetic Test through its Clinical Laboratory Evaluation Program, which monitors the accuracy and reliability of the results of lab tests and specimens obtained within the state.

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