Galaxy Diagnostics said this week that it has opened a clinical testing laboratory in Research Triangle Park, NC, to expand the availability of its PCR-based test for Bartonella, a difficult-to-detect species of bacteria that causes a variety of animal and human diseases, the most well known of which is cat-scratch disease.

Galaxy's new laboratory is in the Alexandria Innovation Center in Research Triangle Park, where the company moved after recently graduating from the First Flight Venture Center, a technology incubator also located in RTP.

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