NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – PathoGenetix and the US Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service announced late on Monday the evaluation of PathoGenetix's technology for identifying strains of Shiga-toxin-producing E. coli, or STECs, and Salmonella enterica.

USDA-ARS will provide PathoGenetix the genetic information and bacterial strains of E. coli and Salmonella, and PathoGenetix researchers will analyze the strains as isolates, as well as in mixed cultures using its Genome Sequence Scanning technology.

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