NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – DNA Genotek said today that Prometheus will use its sample-collection kits for a saliva-based genetic test for celiac disease.

Under the agreement, Prometheus will use DNA Genotek's Oragene DNA kit, a non-invasive DNA self-collection method, to collect saliva samples for the MyCeliacID test.

The DNA-based test is designed to detect variations in the DQ gene that are specific to celiac disease in order to estimate individual risk.

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