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2014-01-09 16:25:35

SAN DIEGO, Jan, 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sequenom, Inc. (NASDAQ: SQNM), a life sciences company providing innovative testing and genetic analysis solutions, announced today its wholly owned subsidiary, Sequenom Laboratories, has signed a national agreement with a leading benefits provider, to provide coverage for the MaterniT21(TM) PLUS laboratory-developed test (LDT). The addition of this contract brings the number of covered lives under agreement by Sequenom Laboratories' diagnostic...

2014-01-06 04:21:56

NEW YORK, January 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research, "Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) Market (MaterniT21 PLUS, verifi, Harmony, Panorama, NIFTY, PrenaTest and BambniTest) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global NIPT market was valued at USD 0.22 billion in 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 37.6% from 2013 to 2019, to reach an estimated value of...

2013-11-04 16:08:36

Summary Parents who conceive through assisted reproductive technologies (ART) are likely to receive different medical advice in relation to prenatal testing than those who conceive naturally, academics have suggested. Further detail An international study has revealed that almost 45% of clinicians would recommend a 37-year-old mother undergo amniocentesis – an invasive test which screens for Down’s syndrome – if she had conceived naturally. However, just 19% of doctors would...


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