LifeCodexx to Develop Sequencing-Based Preeclampsia Test; Considers PacBio RS as Assay Platform | GenomeWeb

This article was originally published May 12.

LifeCodexx of Germany and its parent company GATC Biotech are developing a next-gen sequencing-based diagnostic test for the early detection of preeclampsia, the firms said last week.

The test will detect cell-free fetal DNA as an early marker of the hypertension condition, which affects about two to five percent of pregnancies in Germany and is the leading cause of death in pregnant women.

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