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The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit sent the case, which had been thrown out in December 2018, back to the trial court.

Under the 2018 agreement, the companies had planned to develop cell-free DNA assays for prenatal screening using Qiagen's GeneReader sequencing system.

The at-home test is designed to measure the presence of PdG, a urine metabolite of the hormone progesterone, to help women confirm successful ovulation.

The firm reported quarterly revenues of $8.4 million and large increases in the number of billable tests delivered in the quarter and over the full year.

The firm plans to use the cash to support commercial expansion of its NIPT to all US states and fund R&D for future diagnostic tests, including liquid biopsies.

AdGeniX started distributing Yourgene's Iona test in France in 2015 and has rapidly grown sales for the test, a trend that is expected to continue.

Public Health England will use the company's Victor EnLite instrument and EnLite Neonatal TREC kit at three of six sites to evaluate screening newborns for "Bubble Boy" disease.

The increase in total revenues was driven primarily by sales of Natera's Panorama and Horizon reproductive health tests.

The urine-based test, which was already available in several markets, does not require any specialized instrumentation and produces results in less than three minutes.

The technology uses single-cell droplet digital PCR to analyze maternal blood cell populations that have been enriched for fetal cells by MACS.

The company attributed its revenue shortfall to billing issues in the prenatal testing business and announced that CFO Bryan Riggsbee will be interim CEO.

Atrin will use Predictive's GenDB databases and women's health biobank to study germline mutations in DNA damage and response inhibitor pathways. 

CEO Prahlad Singh said the firm is developing a PCR- and antibody-based assay for the novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV and is working with the Chinese NMPA.

Natera discussed its cancer and transplant rejection testing businesses, while Exact Sciences explained how it will benefit from its Genomic Health acquisition.

The firms have agreed to develop infectious disease and women's heath testing assays using SpeeDx's proprietary technology.

The new firm will offer target enrichment assays for clinical NGS testing and develop library preparation kits for clinical tests on Illumina's sequencing platform.

Earlier this month, the company started accepting clinical samples at its CLIA/CAP laboratory in Pittsburgh and an affiliate laboratory in Malaysia.

Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Columbia University found that almost all blood samples from pregnant women tested contained several trophoblasts.

Yourgene said it continues to consider additional acquisition opportunities to enhance its earnings and to acquire complementary technologies.

The company said it will use the proceeds to increase commercialization of its PreTRM test, a blood biomarker test to determine the risk of premature delivery.

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