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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – German molecular diagnostics firm Curetis and BGI Group subsidiary MGI said today they plan to codevelop next-generation sequencing-based in vitro diagnostic assays for microbial infections.

The two firms have signed a broad memorandum of understanding to develop IVD assays targeting an array of pathogens and genetic and antibiotic resistance markers. The firms plan to combine Curetis' PCR platform, the Unyvero L4 Lysator, with MGI's SP100 Sample Preparation System and MGISeq NGS sequencers.

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