NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A group of five genetic testing firms announced today that they have formed the Coalition for Access to Prenatal Screening (CAPS), an organization that aims to boost access to cell-free DNA (cfDNA)-based noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT).

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