NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Laboratory Corporation of America said this week that it has developed and launched a noninvasive prenatal test for fetal chromosomal abnormalities. It will offer the test through Integrated Genetics, part of the LabCorp Specialty Group of labs that offer esoteric and genomic testing.

The test, called InformaSeq Prenatal Test, will screen for multiple fetal chromosomal abnormalities and will have testing options for several common sex-related aneuploidies. The test will run on an as of yet unspecified Illumina platform.

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