Sequenom last week became the first major player in the next-generation sequencing-based, non-invasive prenatal testing market to offer chromosomal microarray analysis services to its customers.

It is not clear if other NIPT providers, such as Verinata Health and Ariosa Diagnostics will follow suit, but at least one other company that offers NIPT, Natera, said that it has no immediate plans to provide a similar CMA service to its customers.

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