ClearLabs - Clear Safety

Clear Labs delivers access to genomics, data analytics and actionable insights that protect life.

Through innovative clinicaland food safetynext-generation sequencing and software, we deliver clarityin infectious disease genome surveillance that can help protect human lives. 

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Clinical Diagnostic Solutions

Our comprehensive whole genome sequencing (WGS) platform accelerates detection of infectious disease outbreaks and helps inform the action required to manage public outbreaks.

Food Safety Diagnostic Solutions

We leverage next-generation sequencing (NGS) to completely reinvent the way that food is tested and analyzed before it’s consumed by millions of people each day.

Delivering Clarity

From food safety testing to clinical diagnostics, our team of genomics scientists and software engineers are committed to developing innovative solutions that contribute to pathogen and infectious disease surveillance.

In The News


Clear Labs Launches Microbial Surveillance Whole Genome Sequencing Solution

Clear Labs announces the launch of the Clear Dx™ Microbial Surveillance WGS, a fully-automated, end-to-end whole genome sequencing (WGS) solution for bacterial and fungal isolates.

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Precision Medicine World Conference 2023

Clear Labs CSO and COO Ramin Khaksar to Present at the PMWC 2023 Sequencing Technologies Showcase

Clear Labs' Dr. Ramin Khaksar, will be presenting on 1/27/2023 at 1:30pm PT on "Automated Pathogen-Agnostic, Isolate Whole Genome Sequencing".

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Health Tech World

28 Health Tech Innovations Which are Truly Changing Healthcare

Who is having a real impact on healthcare and digital health? Which innovations will positively affect healthcare in 2023? Here’s the Health Tech World longlist of some of the most prominent names in the space, and Clear Labs is among the...

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Genome Web

Clear Labs Pushing Automated Whole-Genome Sequencing Into Clinical Market for Infection Control

During the pandemic, Clear Labs expanded the market for its automated sequencing system from environmental pathogen detection in the food industry to SARS-CoV-2 surveillance and wastewater monitoring. Now, the San Carlos, California-based c...

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BioProcess International

From Immigrant to Entrepreneur: Lessons Learned in Building an Innovative Business

As an entrepreneur, I stepped away from a fulfilling position in a large and established company to go out on my own and build something new. My decision to leave the advanced research department at Illumina, Inc. to create a start-up might...

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Medical Laboratory Observer (MLO) News

State of the industry 2022: Molecular diagnostics

The 2022 Medical Laboratory Observer (MLO) State of the Industry (SOI) survey on molecular diagnostics revealed some intriguing insights on the use of molecular testing by U.S. labs for COVID-19 diagnosis and variant tracking, how labs are...

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Clear Labs to Present at IDWeek on Role of Whole Genome Sequencing in Hospitals

Clear Labs announced plans to attend key events in October that are focused on microbiology, pathogen surveillance, and outbreak management, including sponsoring and presenting at this year’s IDWeek in Washington, DC.

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npj Science of Food

The Power, Potential, Benefits, and Challenges of Implementing High-Throughput Sequencing in Food Safety Systems

The paper presents a review of recent advances in high-throughput sequencing (HTS) and its impacts on the food industry and three U.S. federal agencies: CDC, FDA, and USDA FSIS.

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Clear Labs to Present at IAFP Annual Meeting of 4,000 Global Food Safety Experts

Clear Labs will present a scientific poster that showcases the power of sequencing for detecting Salmonella and identifying the most common serotypes.

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Clear Labs to Lead Session on Whole Genome Sequencing at AACC Annual Scientific Meeting in Chicago

Clear Labs, an innovator in next-generation sequencing, showcases solutions at premier global scientific technologies event.

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  • Clear Dx™

    Fully Automated Sequencing Platform for Microbial and Viral Pathogens Learn More

    Meet Clear Dx™, a rapid, high throughput next-generation sequencing (NGS) platform for clinical and public health labs that offers complete characterization of microbial and viral pathogens. By reducing hands-on-time from hours to minutes, cutting down the number of human touch points, and decreasing result turnaround time from days to hours, our whole genome sequencing (WGS) workflow enables near real-time pathogen surveillance.

    Learn About Clear Dx™
    • Unrivaled Speed and Flexibility

      Work faster and make more timely decisions with our fully automated sequencing platform for genomic surveillance.

    • Consistent Results

      Reduce workflow errors when sequencing infectious disease with the ability to generate the same outcome repeatedly.

    • Streamlined Data Management

      Manage and interpret your data on a single clinical testing platform without the need for bioinformatics specialists.

    • Accessible and Easy to Use

      Increase lab tech efficiency and productivity with our comprehensive and user-friendly next-generation sequencing platform.

  • Clear Safety™

    Listeria & Salmonella Testing Learn More

    Whether you’re looking to perform Salmonella serotyping or Listeria persistence monitoring, Clear Safety™ enables deep molecular characterization of pathogens—offering you the flexibility to find the right information for food safety environmental monitoring and quality assurance.

    Learn About Clear Safety™
    • The Power of Data

      Increase operational efficiencies through better decision-making based on insights only achievable with next-generation sequencing (NGS).

    • Automated Workflow

      Maintain reproducibility, reduce hands-on labor and minimize the potential for errors during Salmonella and Listeria sequencing with robotic pipetting and automated bioinformatics.

    • Reliable Results

      Reduce false negatives and false positives—and curtail recall risks, operational costs, holding time, and short-shipping penalties for ​​food safety and quality assurance.

    • Environmental Mapping

      Understand contamination incidents and take more informed corrective actions with the ability to visualize your Listeria environmental monitoring program.