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Poplar Healthcare Acquires Genetics of Memphis

NEW YORK (360Dx) – Laboratory services firm Poplar Healthcare today announced it has completed its acquisition of cytogenetics reference lab Genetics of Memphis.

Financial and other terms of the deal were not disclosed.

As part of the deal, Genetics' cytogenetics training facility — one of five accredited cytogenetics training facilities in the US — will be transferred to Poplar.  

"Polar Healthcare's expanded menu of molecular testing services, including next-generation sequencing of hematologic and solid tumors, is an important extension to clinical cytogenetics," Sugandi Tharapel, laboratory direct at Genetics said in a statement. "By joining Poplar Healthcare, we can expand our service offerings and help improve patient care."