TeleChem/Arrayit.com to Screen Newborns with Microarray-based Tests for Hearing Impairments | GenomeWeb

NGS-ArrayIt, a joint venture between Neo Gen Screening of Bridgeville, Pa. and TeleChem/ Arrayit.com, of Sunnyvale, Calif., has recently inked contracts to use microarrays to screen over a million newborn babies per year for genetic hearing loss disorders.

At the beginning of July, NGS-Arrayit finalized a deal with Oz Systems, a Dallas-based company that delivers neonatal genetic screening services, to implement its microarray screens to detect 15 hearing loss-related genetic mutations in the one million babies that Oz already screens yearly.

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