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PreventionGenetics Rapid PGxome WES Test

PreventionGenetics has added the Rapid PGxome whole-exome sequencing test to its clinical testing menu. It is ideal for situations where a rapid genetic diagnosis is essential, including patients with neonatal, infantile,  or early childhood onset severe disorders, the company noted. Rapid PGxome starts at $2,290 per test and must be ordered by a qualified healthcare provider. It has a turnaround time of 14 days and, in cases with a clear positive result, a preliminary report may be issued in as few as six days.

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