NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Eastern Biotech and Life Sciences, Dubai and BGI Health have partnered to make available to parts of the Middle East a non-invasive prenatal diagnostic test for detecting trisomy 21.

Eastern Biotech launched the test called Trigene on Thursday, and it and BGI Health are also making the next-generation sequencing-based test available in the United Arab Emirates and other countries that are part of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, Eastern Biotech said.

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