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This story has been updated from a previous version to incorporate information about Sysmex's acquisition of Partec.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Japanese in vitro diagnostics firm Sysmex said yesterday that it has acquired a pair of German companies in a bid to bolster its personalized medicine and companion diagnostics development business.

Specifically, Sysmex acquired Hamburg-based Inostics and its US subsidiary Inostics Inc., based in Baltimore, Md. Sysmex has also acquired Görlitz-based flow cytometry firm Partec.

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