NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Accelr8 today announced that it has received shareholder approval, met all closing conditions, and completed a transaction that will bring in a $35 million investment.

The investment, which was announced in April, will go toward the development and commercialization of the company's BACcel culture-free diagnostic system for same-shift identification and antibiotic resistance testing of bacterial and fungal pathogens.

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