Orchid Cellmark selected as identity DNA testing provider by disaster management firm Kenyon International


Orchid Cellmark Inc. and Kenyon International Emergency services, Inc., disaster management company, announced they have established an agreement for Orchid Cellmark to provide forensic DNA testing services for Kenyon and Kenyon's customers, including identity DNA testing services for victims of natural or man-made disasters around the world. Further details of the agreement were not disclosed.

"We believe this important contract with Kenyon International reflects Orchid Cellmark's success in applying our advanced forensic DNA techniques to help identify victims of the 9/11 World Trade Center and the Asian tsunami disasters, as well as our proven ability to consistently deliver excellent service," said Paul J. Kelly, M.D., president and chief executive officer of Orchid Cellmark. "We are pleased to have the opportunity to provide forensic DNA testing services for the world's leading disaster management company."

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