Illumina in Discussions with 100 Potential Clinical Customers for MiSeq, Plans Cancer Diagnostics | GenomeWeb

Over half of the orders taken for Illumina's MiSeq instrument are for clinical customers and the company is in active discussions with more than a hundred potential customers looking to use the instrument for diagnostics, CEO Jay Flatley said this week during a conference call to discuss the company's first-quarter earnings.

"The clinical market is emerging very rapidly and will be a key story for 2012," he said. "We believe clinical sequencing is nearing an inflection point."

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