The Institute for Genomic Medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey has launched a Cystic Fibrosis Carrier and Diagnosis Test on the Ion Torrent PGM. The test has a 98 percent accuracy rate and costs less than $200 (see story, this issue).
Baylor College of Medicine has launched a Cancer Exome Sequencing test through its Cancer Genetics Laboratory. The test must be ordered by a physician and has a turnaround time of 15 weeks. Baylor's Cancer Genetics Laboratory also offers Ion Torrent's AmpliSeq Cancer Panel, which targets 46 cancer genes and through its Whole Genome Laboratory offers an exome sequencing test for genetic disorders.