Sequenom has added gender-specific chromosomal abnormalities to its noninvasive prenatal sequencing-based test, MaterniT21 Plus. The abnormalities include female syndromes 45,X (Turner syndrome) and 47,XXX (triple X syndrome), and male syndromes 47,XXY (Klinefelter syndrome) and 47,XXY. The test also reports on trisomies 21, 18, and 13.

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