NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The prenatal genetic testing firm Natera said today that it has signed up Echevarne, a clinical analysis lab based in Barcelona, to offer its non-invasive prenatal screening test for chromosomal abnormalities to customers in Spain.

Under the distribution agreement, Echevarne's lab will offer the Natera Panorama test, which identifies trisomies 13, 18, and 21, as well as some sex chromosome abnormalities, to detect disorders like Down, Patau, Edwards, and Turner syndromes.

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