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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Germany-based LifeCodexx said today it has received CE marking for analysis software for a new noninvasive prenatal test for fetal trisomy 21 that is based on methylation-specific quantitative PCR.

The software, PrenaTest BioIT, is now cleared for the analysis of data from both LifeCodexx's existing next-generation sequencing-based PrenaTest and from its new methylation-specific qPCR-based qNIPT assay.

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