Ambry Genetics will be the first authorized customer-service provider for Ion Torrent's Personal Genome Machine, the companies said this week.

Under Ion Torrent's new service provider program, CSP certification means that the organization has been trained and tested by Ion Torrent to produce high-quality sequence data.

Ambry was an early-access user of the PGM, and the company is "now taking orders and lining up customers" for sequencing, Ardy Arianpour, Ambry's vice president of business development, said in a statement.

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