New York State Issues Permit to Asuragen to Offer Fragile X, Thyroid Cancer MDx | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Asuragen today announced it has received a clinical laboratory permit from New York state to offer the company's Xpansion Interpreter and miRInform Thyroid tests in the state.

The Austin, Texas-based firm can now offer the tests in all 50 states in the US, it said.

Xpansion Interpreter is a reflex test for fragile X carriers. It determines the total number of CGG repeats and number of AGG interruptions in the Fragile X Mental Retardation gene and can help determine the risk for potential parents of having a child with fragile X syndrome.

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