NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Coventry Health Care National Network has terminated its coverage agreement with Sequenom covering the MaterniT21 Plus test, just one week after the agreement was announced, the San Diego-based molecular diagnostics firm said after the close of the market on Thursday.

Coventry told Sequenom that the termination was without cause and was not a judgment on Sequenom, its Sequenom Center for Molecular Medicine subsidiary — which administers the non-invasive test for fetal aneuploidies — or its products, Sequenom said.

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