NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Clinical genomic testing firm MedGenome and Natera have reached an exclusive agreement to provide Natera's Panorama non-invasive prenatal test in India.

Under the terms of the agreement, MedGenome will have a license to develop the capacity of and to perform the test, which screens for trisomies, 21, 18, and 13, and certain sex chromosome abnormalities, such as monosomy X.

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