CGC Genetics, a clinical genetics testing company, recently introduced a panel for skeletal dysplasias.

The assay runs on Illumina's digital microbead-based BeadXpress system, and bolsters the Porto, Portugal-based company's menu of Array CGC tests.

Luis Dias, a scientist in CGC's R&D unit, told BioArray News this week that most contemporary tests screen for a specific dysplasia by conducting a complete sequence analysis of the gene.

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