NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Natera announced a deal with Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein in São Paulo to offer Natera's Panorama non-invasive prenatal test.

Financial and other terms of the deal were not disclosed.

"This test enables us to provide expecting parents with reliable information about the genetics of their baby early on in pregnancy," the hospital's Director of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Rita Sanchez, said in a statement.

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