This story was originally published May 4.

Sequenom said last week that it is planning to increase multiplexing and automate sample prep for its MaterniT21 Plus test during the second half of the year, which will double its yearly capacity to 200,000 tests.

Additionally, it reported during a conference call to discuss its first-quarter earnings that the uptake of MaterniT21 Plus has been increasing weekly, and as of the last week of April, its accession run rate was more than 45,000 tests per year.

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