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This article has been corrected to reflect that Illumina will seek Chinese FDA approval for a MiSeqDx-based NIPT assay, not a HiSeq2500-based assay, as previously reported.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Non-invasive prenatal testing company Ariosa Diagnostics said today that effective Jan. 1, 2014, its Harmony Prenatal Test had a Category 1 MAAA CPT code.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The New York Department of Health has approved Ariosa Diagnostics to offer its non-invasive prenatal test to state residents, the company said today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Natera today announced a US distribution deal with pathology services provider ProPath for Natera's Panorama non-invasive prenatal screening test.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sequenom officials on Thursday elaborated on the firm's plans to develop a lower-cost noninvasive prenatal test for fetal aneuploidy.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Investment bank Piper Jaffray today downgraded Sequenom's shares, citing increasing competition, as well as pricing pressures and legal concerns.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BGI Health and Chile's University of Mayor recently announced an agreement to bring genomic testing to that country and the neighboring region.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Natera today announced that New York has issued a permit for the company's CLIA laboratory, allowing Natera to offer its preconception and prenatal tests to expecting parents in the state.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Natera today announced it has reached a deal with DiagCor to launch Natera's non-invasive prenatal screening test in Hong Kong.
DiagCor is based in Hong Kong and provides molecular diagnostic testing to doctors and healthcare professionals in the region.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Ariosa Diagnostics today said that it has inked a deal with a subsidiary of Sonic Healthcare to offer the firm's Harmony Prenatal Test in Germany.

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