By Monica Heger
This story was originally published Oct. 17.
Sequenom said this week that it has launched its noninvasive lab-developed sequencing-based test for Down syndrome in 20 US metropolitan areas and has published a clinical validation study for the test in the journal Genetics in Medicine.
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