For Cytogenetic-Test Providers, the Devil's in the Interpretation of Array Results | GenomeWeb

By Justin Petrone

Laboratories that offer array-based tests for genetic abnormalities are generally satisfied with the quality of the technology platforms available, but are sometimes challenged by the interpretation of the ambiguous data that arrays can provide.

Because of this, companies targeting the clinical cytogenetics market are investing more resources in developing software tools to support their clients as they seek to determine whether variation picked up by arrays is benign or pathogenic.

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