NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Illumina has registered its MiSeqDx instrument for clinical use in Australia, the company said today. The Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration has listed the instrument in the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods as a cleared in vitro diagnostic medical device, Illumina said.

"This is an exciting milestone for Illumina and for our clinical customers in Australia," Tim Orpin, vice president and general manager for Illumina in the Asia Pacific region, said in a statement.

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