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The increase in total revenues was driven primarily by sales of Natera's Panorama and Horizon reproductive health tests.

A high genetic risk score was associated with increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes in both a US and a Danish cohort of women with gestational diabetes.

The technology uses single-cell droplet digital PCR to analyze maternal blood cell populations that have been enriched for fetal cells by MACS.

The company attributed its revenue shortfall to billing issues in the prenatal testing business and announced that CFO Bryan Riggsbee will be interim CEO.

The consortium will help professional organizations develop practice guidelines and facilitate discussion on the appropriate use of reproductive genetic testing. 

Transcriptome profiles in ovarian cells from young and old non-human primates unearthed expression changes that coincided with flagging fertility in humans.

Atrin will use Predictive's GenDB databases and women's health biobank to study germline mutations in DNA damage and response inhibitor pathways. 

CEO Prahlad Singh said the firm is developing a PCR- and antibody-based assay for the novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV and is working with the Chinese NMPA.

The firms have agreed to develop infectious disease and women's heath testing assays using SpeeDx's proprietary technology.

The new firm will offer target enrichment assays for clinical NGS testing and develop library preparation kits for clinical tests on Illumina's sequencing platform.

Earlier this month, the company started accepting clinical samples at its CLIA/CAP laboratory in Pittsburgh and an affiliate laboratory in Malaysia.

Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Columbia University found that almost all blood samples from pregnant women tested contained several trophoblasts.

The genomics-focused fertility management company claims that 23andMe failed to meet its contractual obligations within a research collaboration.

Yourgene said it continues to consider additional acquisition opportunities to enhance its earnings and to acquire complementary technologies.

A preliminary analysis lends some support to covering NIPS for pregnancies beyond high-risk, and some payors have expanded coverage.  

 

The company processed more than 200,000 tests during the quarter, an increase of 20 percent compared to the 167,000 tests it processed in Q3 of last year.

The company said three clinical centers have validated the test in a prospective clinical trial involving more than 10,000 participants.

An analysis of placental, parental, and cord blood samples indicated that an uptick in chromosomal instability in cleavage-stage in vitro fertilization embryos does not persist after birth.

The Unity test enables screening for several autosomal recessive conditions from fetal DNA gathered from maternal blood.

By combining conventional karyotyping and low-pass sequencing, researchers found chromosomal abnormalities in 1 in 8 couples with recurrent miscarriage.

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The Chan Zuckerberg Biohub is working with California's health department to sequence viral samples from COVID-19 patients to trace viral introductions, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

Despite differences in their migration habits, eastern and western monarch butterflies are genetically similar, according to a study in Molecular Ecology.

The UK is implementing COVID-19 testing with a 90-minute turnaround time.

In PLOS this week: identification of fungal species in subcutaneous infections, sequencing of Campylobacter found in raw meat from retail stores, and more.