As a wholly-owned subsidiary of LabCorp, Bode Technology and its division Chromosomal Labs will continue to provide specialized forensic DNA analysis, proprietary DNA collection products, and relationship testing to an international market in combination with LabCorp’s US- and UK-based DNA Identity and Cellmark Forensics businesses, part of LabCorp’s Specialty Testing Group.

"We are very pleased that Bode Technology is joining the LabCorp family," said David P. King, LabCorp’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

Under the new combined businesses, Cellmark Forensics and Bode Technology will provide DNA testing services to federal and state governments, law enforcement agencies, crime laboratories, disaster management organizations, and various consumer markets throughout the United States and around the world.

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, an S&P 500 company, is a pioneer in commercializing new diagnostic technologies and the first in its industry to embrace genomic testing.

With annual revenues of $5.8 billion in 2013, over 34,000 employees worldwide, and more than 220,000 clients, LabCorp offers more than 4,000 tests ranging from routine blood analyses to reproductive genetics to companion diagnostics.