NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A shareholder is suing Sequenom and its board, alleging they breached their fiduciary duty and damaged the company by implementing an illegal strategy to drive up orders of the MaterniT21 Plus non-invasive prenatal diagnostic test.

The lawsuit was filed on Sept. 30 in the US District Court for the Southern District of California by Bette Borenstein derivatively on behalf of Sequenom, who also is a nominal defendant.

Through a spokesperson, Sequenom said that it does not comment on ongoing legal actions.

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