Illumina said this week that sales of its MiSeq system — including the US Food and Drug Administration-cleared MiSeqDx — its TruSight targeted panels, genomes ordered through its Fast Track services, and HiSeq 2500, are driving its sequencing technology into clinical markets.

"Our results clearly demonstrate the early penetration of NGS into reproductive health, oncology, and other clinical markets, and our improving competitive position," CEO Jay Flatley said during a conference call discussing the firm's 2013 fourth quarter results.

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