NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — PathoQuest, an infectious disease diagnostics startup based in Paris, has raised €3.8 million ($5 million) in a Series B private equity funding round, the company said today.

The firm, a 2010 spin-out from the Pasteur Institute and the Ecole Nationale Veterinaire d'Alfort, will use the funding for a clinical trial of a diagnostic assay it has been developing that combines next-generation sequencing and a cloud-based analysis software service.

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