NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – OpGen today announced the creation of a public health consortium to evaluate its Whole Genome Mapping technology for strain typing microorganisms that cause health outbreaks.

Members of the consortium are the Association of Public Health Laboratories; the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; the University of Maryland Institute for Genome Sciences; and 11 state public health laboratories.

The consortium's aim is to show that OpGen's Whole Genome Mapping is a more effective genomic analysis technology for outbreak analysis.

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