Illumina CLIA lab subscribes to Clarity LIMS to augment existing informatics infrastructure

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Illumina CLIA lab subscribes to Clarity LIMS to augment existing informatics infrastructure

Victoria, BC, Canada, Feb. 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GenoLogics Life Science Software, a leading provider of laboratory information management systems (LIMS) designed for today's omics labs announced today that the Illumina Clinical Services Laboratory has signed a subscription license agreement for Clarity LIMS.  Under the agreement, Clarity LIMS, alongside internally developed systems within the CLIA-certified, CAP-accredited laboratory at Illumina, will be used to support Illumina's TruSight Individual Genome Sequencing (IGS) test.

"In the clinical laboratory environment, informatics tools to support compliance, such as the data and workflow enforcement features offered in Clarity LIMS, are crucial to ensuring high quality throughout the laboratory process," said Marc Laurent, Director of Commercial Services for Illumina. "We are confident that Clarity LIMS will help us to maintain our high quality standards and serve physicians and patients as the demand for our sequencing services grow."

Clarity LIMS is an intuitive lab management system that combines information management essentials for CLIA-certified and other regulated labs with a clear and simple interface. Specifically, Clarity LIMS assists these organizations with workflow enforcement, adherence to standard operating procedures and management of the specific complexities associated with next-generation sequencing (NGS). All of these capabilities can be implemented within a few weeks, making Clarity LIMS unparalleled in the industry.

"We are pleased to be part of the Illumina CLIA laboratory's' robust informatics ecosystem," says Michael Ball, CEO of GenoLogics. "An increasing number of CLIA laboratories are taking advantage of our flexible Clarity LIMS subscription licensing to support the growing sequencing services business. "

For more information on Clarity LIMS go to www.genologics.com/ClarityLIMS.

About GenoLogics

GenoLogics is a leading provider of laboratory information management system (LIMS) software specifically designed for genomics and mass spec research in regulated and unregulated labs. Its recently introduced Clarity LIMS offers an intuitive role-optimized interface and features that make it an invaluable investment for labs that are regulated or CLIA-certified and have NGS technologies. Founded in 2002, GenoLogics is uniquely qualified to meet the current and future lab information management needs of modern genomics and mass spec research laboratories. Privately held GenoLogics is based in Victoria, British Columbia. More information is available at www.genologics.com.

Aubree Hoover
Sr. Product Manager
GenoLogics Life Sciences Software