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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life Technologies today announced a collaboration with the Southern African Treatment and Resistance Network (SATuRN) covering sequencing-based diagnostics for HIV patients in Africa.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – With the arrival over the past year of several new prenatal genetic diagnostic tests and recent advances in sequencing the fetal genome, genomic medicine has begun to show how it may be used to diagnose diseases in fetuses early in pregnancy and with high accuracy, but

The story has been updated to include comments by Sequenom.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Ariosa Diagnostics today said that Sequenom's motion for a preliminary injunction against it has been denied by a federal court.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Anagnostics and Molzym today announced a licensing agreement and partnership to develop hybcell Pathogens DNA, a system for the rapid identification of sepsis-causing pathogens from whole blood.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Eureka Genomics today said that the National Institute of Food and Agriculture has issued it a $100,000 grant to develop an assay to determine bovine parentage using multiplexed next-generation sequencing technology.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – DNA testing contract research organization GeneWiz today said that it has obtained Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments licensure and certificate of registration from New Jersey, allowing it to offer clinical genomic testing.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Coventry Health Care National Network has terminated its coverage agreement with Sequenom covering the MaterniT21 Plus test, just one week after the agreement was announced, the San Diego-based molecular diagnostics firm said after the close of the market on Thursday.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sequenom today said that health insurance provider Coventry Health Care National Network will provide coverage for its T21 test.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Belgian molecular diagnostic company Multiplicom today announced a deal with French institutes ICM and ICAN to develop molecular diagnostic tests for the identification of genetic mutations associated with cardiovascular, metabolic, and neurological diseases.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Ariosa Diagnostics today announced a partnership with Laboratory Corporation of America and Integrated Genetics to make its T21 test available in the US and Canada.

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