NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sequenom disclosed in a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission Tuesday that the SEC is investigating the firm over its announcement in late April regarding the mishandling of R&D test data and results for its SEQureDx Down syndrome test.

The filing does not detail the SEC's concerns, but Sequenom said that it intends to "cooperate fully with the SEC in this matter." It added, "Our internal investigation is ongoing."

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