NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The plaintiff in a lawsuit that accused Sequenom of capping the price of its MaterniT21 Plus non-invasive prenatal test in order to drive up its adoption has dropped her case.

The plaintiff Bette Borenstein voluntarily dismissed her lawsuit earlier this week in US District Court for the Southern District of California five months after initiating the litigation. No reason was provided in court papers.

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