This article has been updated from a previous version, which incorrectly stated the potential manufacturing price of Great Basin's platform.

By Ben Butkus

Molecular diagnostics startup Great Basin Corporation has developed a cartridge-based, multiplex, sample-to-answer molecular testing platform, and hopes to begin clinical trials for its first two tests for detecting Staphylococcus aureus in blood culture and Clostridium difficile in stool by early summer, the company said this week.

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