New Products: Sequenom's MaterniT21 Plus; Milford Medical Lab's Lyme Disease Test | GenomeWeb

The Mayo Medical Laboratories will now offer Sequenom's MaterniT21 Plus test to patients at high risk for fetal chromosome abnormalities. The test uses next-generation sequencing to noninvasively screen for fetal aneuploidies in chromosomes 21, 18, and 13, as well as the X and Y chromosomes. It also reports some subchromosomal microdeletions and microduplications.

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