In Pilot Project, FDA Places MiSeqs in State and Federal Labs to Track Food-Borne Pathogens | GenomeWeb

The US Food and Drug Administration is beginning a pilot project that will bring the Illumina MiSeq system into state and federal regional microbiology laboratories to test whether the technology makes sense for tracking food-borne pathogens and outbreaks.

As part of the project, the FDA has awarded Illumina a five-year contract to supply the agency with instruments and reagents, as well as to provide training and support.

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