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Verinata Health Announces New Findings At The American Society Of Human Genetics
Date:11/9/2012

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Verinata Health, Inc., a privately-held company dedicated to maternal and fetal health, today announced two poster presentations at the 62nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG). The conference is being held in San Francisco, California.

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"The verifi® prenatal test offers pregnant women access to a blood test that is safe, early and accurate," said Dr. Jeffrey Bird, Executive Chairman and CEO of Verinata Health.  "Looking beyond our current product offering, our early work presented at ASHG represents an exciting possibility for future non-invasive prenatal tests. While this initial work serves as a proof of principal, it clearly demonstrates the power and potential of massively parallel sequencing to detect alterations within individual chromosomes, similar to chromosomal microarrays."

The following posters were presented at ASHG on Thursday, November 8, 2012:

  • Detection of Fetal Sub-Chromosomal Alterations in Maternal Plasma Cell-Free DNA (cfDNA) Using Massively Parallel Sequencing (MPS). (Poster #3021T) This poster demonstrates that Verinata's proprietary technology, together with next-generation sequencing, can be used to detect subchromosomal changes in the fetus.
  • cfDNA is not Compromised by Temperature Stress of Maternal Blood Collected in Streck Cell-Free DNA BCT. (Poster #3007T)

About the verifi® prenatal test
The verifi® prenatal test is a blood test that analyzes genetic material (or DNA) naturally found in a pregnant woman's blood to detect the most common fetal chromosome abnormalities.  When directed by a physician, the verifi test can be offered to pregnant women of at least 10 weeks gestation at high
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