molecular diagnostics

In Little Neck, a big deal for diagnostic testing

A state-of-the-art molecular-diagnostics laboratory is coming to the Queens-Nassau border. The Northwell Health system on Thursday announced groundbreaking on a $47.7 million “shared lab” in Little Neck, a “centralized facility” designed to improve laboratory efficiency and reduce costs throughout the Northwell system. The 36,000-square-foot laboratory will primarily perform microbiology tests, including molecular diagnostics from local hospitals, clinics and physicians’ offices. It will stock “the latest technology and advanced robotic testing systems,” according to Northwell Health, which…