It said the Hong Kong lab is the first in China to receive CAP accreditation.
"Conventional screening methods remain the most appropriate choice for first-line screening for most women in the general obstetric population," the committee wrote.
At the Clinical Genome Conference, commercial and academic test developers, researchers, and healthcare consultants discussed the state of genomic testing.
A proof-of-principle study suggests blood and saliva may contain markers for finding and following head and neck squamous cell carcinomas.
So far, results from the MSK-IMPACT test have been reported for more than 4,500 patients.
In Nature this week: association between genome-wide homozygosity and traits like height and cognitive ability, improved CRISPR-Cas9 editing, and more.
A survey examines how age, political leanings, and more influence how Americans view certain scientific topics, the Associated Press reports.
A researcher who pleaded guilty to making false statements in research reports has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison and must pay $7.2 million back to the NIH.
The BabySeq project to study the risks and benefits of sequencing newborns is underway.
This online seminar will outline a recent example of the use of molecular barcoding in combination with next-generation sequencing to detect somatic mosaicism in cancer patients.