Down syndrome is a chromosomal disorder caused by a gene problem that occurs before birth. Prenatal screenings are recommended for all pregnant women in U.S. to estimate the chance of the fetus having the condition. According to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, Roche’s new cell-free DNA analysis test for trisomy [...]
Siemens recently announced that it has joined forces with industry leader Inpeco to build a customized 'lab of the future' for Quest Diagnostics in Marlborough, MA. According to the terms of this exclusive contract, Siemens Healthcare and Inpeco will be responsible for automating the new clinical laboratory which will be the first comprehensive automation solution [...]
DNA analyzers are installed in police stations, TSA checkpoints across America. One of its important uses is in molecular infectious disease (MID) testing.