This story has been updated from a previous version to add comments from an end user and to clarify that Qiagen is the first new company in the US PCR-based STR testing market in 20 years.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Qiagen last week launched a line of STR analysis kits for forensics labs, making the company the first new entrant to PCR-based DNA typing market in the US in more than 20 years.

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