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The company has issued a call for the 2,500 independent MDx labs across the US to join together in an effort to double SARS-CoV-2 testing capacity.

The firms are developing clinical and RUO workflows that use NGS for pathogen identification and will comarket IDbyDNA's Explify data platform.

Invitae said YouScript and Genelex will enable it to provide pharmacogenomic testing, while Diploid will help interpret WGS results.

After pilot programs showed patients and physicians are interested in genomics, NorthShore is working on "hardwiring" genetics into routine care.

The firm looks to win new customers among US providers while also partnering with IVD companies to embed its lab data analysis tools in their instruments.