BioMérieux, Illumina Launch Whole-Genome Sequencing Service to Investigate Staph Outbreaks | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In vitro diagnostics firm BioMérieux and Illumina have partnered to launch a service for sequencing the genomes of Staphyloccus aureus samples.

The service, dubbed EpiSeq, will initially be available in Germany, France, and the Netherlands, but BioMérieux will begin expanding the service to the US, other European countries, and Asia beginning next year, BioMérieux Chief Technology Officer Alain Pluquet told GenomeWeb this week.

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