Sequenom said last week that it has filed a motion for a preliminary injunction against Aria Diagnostics to stop the production and use of its sequencing-based test for detecting fetal chromosomal aneuploidy.

According to a statement, Sequenom wants to "stop Aria from making, using, selling, or offering for sale, importing, or exporting" tests that Sequenom claims infringe on a patent it holds until pending litigation is resolved.

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