NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Enzo Biochem today said that it has signed an agreement to market Sequenom's MaterniT21 Plus test service in the northeast US.

The sequencing-based test, which is performed at the Sequenom Center for Molecular Medicine, analyzes the relative amount of 21, 18, 13, as well as X and Y chromosomal material in cell-free DNA. It is intended for use in pregnant women at increased risk for fetal aneuploidy, can be used as early as 10 weeks' gestation.

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