This article has been corrected to reflect that Illumina will seek Chinese FDA approval for a MiSeqDx-based NIPT assay, not a HiSeq2500-based assay, as previously reported.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Illumina will later this year launch a new array for use in preimplantation genetic diagnosis.

Tristan Orpin, general manager of the company's newly formed reproductive and genomic health business unit, said during a webcast presentation at Illumina's recent investor day event that the firm will introduce the 12-sample karyomapping array later this quarter.

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