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Genomic testing reaches into the womb

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Next-generation sequencing has provided long-sought-after noninvasive tests for prenatal screening, and a small cadre of companies has stepped up to push it into the clinic at warp speed.

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Figure 1: Clinical validation of noninvasive trisomy 21 testing.
Figure 2: Genetic disorders detectable by prenatal testing methods.

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Allison, M. Genomic testing reaches into the womb. Nat Biotechnol 31, 595–601 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1038/nbt.2627

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