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Reproductive Health

News on noninvasive prenatal testing, carrier screening, and preimplantation genetic screening.

Illumina plans to upgrade all its NIPT customers to version 2 of its VeriSeq solution over the next year.

The company beat analyst estimates on the top and bottom line, driven by sales of its Panorama noninvasive prenatal and Horizon carrier screening tests.

The Cyprus-based company has been offering a cell-free DNA-based noninvasive prenatal test for fetal aneuploidies, called Veracity, since 2015.

During a conference call to discuss the firm's second-quarter results, CEO and President Francis deSouza also highlighted potential growth from clinical sequencing.

The company's cofounders have developed methods for analyzing genetic material from fetal trophoblast cells isolated from the cervix.