NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – DASA Group and Natera have reached a deal to offer Natera's non-invasive prenatal diagnostic test in Brazil, the companies announced on Thursday.

Financial and other terms were not disclosed.

Called Panorama, Natera's test detects trisomy 21, 18, and 13 and monosomy X with a simple blood draw from the mother. Panorama was launched in December.

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