NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – PathoGenetix said today that it has tapped Sparton to design and manufacture pre-commercial instruments for its Resolution Microbial Genotyping System for detecting microbial pathogens in food.

Under the agreement, Schaumburg Ill.-based Sparton will handle the design, building, and pilot production of a limited number of pre-commercial instruments for the Resolution system, which is set to be on the market in the fourth quarter of 2014.

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