Inostics said this week that its clinical laboratory in Baltimore, Md., has received CLIA licensure, allowing it to offer its non-invasive OncoBEAM tumor mutation test.

The blood-based test is based on Beads, Emulsions, Amplification, and Magnetics, or BEAMing, technology, which combines emulsion-based digital PCR with flow cytometry. Inostics said the technology allows for the molecular analysis of tumor DNA shed from primary and metastatic tumors found circulating in a patient's blood.

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