Greenwood Genetics Center Transitions to Affymetrix's CytoScan Dx Citing Benefits to Clinicians, Labs | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – When Greenwood Genetics Center announced last week that it is now offering Affymetrix's US Food and Drug Administration-cleared CytoScan Dx Assay to its clinicians for chromosomal microarray analysis, it became the first laboratory in the US to do so.

Though the Greenwood, SC-based center already offers a laboratory-developed test based on Affymetrix's research use only CytoScan HD product, the addition of the CytoScan Dx Assay appeals to users for multiple reasons, according to Alka Chaubey, director of the center's cytogenetics laboratory.

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