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Quest Diagnostics to Provide Nationwide Access to Natera's New Non-Invasive Prenatal Test
Date:2/20/2013

MADISON, N.J. and SAN CARLOS, Calif., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading diagnostic information services company, and Natera, a leading innovator in prenatal genetic testing, today announced that Quest Diagnostics will offer physicians access to Panorama™, a new non-invasive prenatal test developed by Natera.

Panorama uses cell-free fetal DNA in circulating maternal blood to screen for chromosomal abnormalities associated with trisomy 21 (Down syndrome), trisomy 18 (Edwards syndrome), trisomy 13 (Patau syndrome) and monosomy X (Turner syndrome). Panorama can be used as early as the ninth week of pregnancy.

Physician clients of Quest Diagnostics will be able to forward specimens for testing to Natera's CLIA-certified laboratory in San Carlos, Calif., which developed and validated the lab-developed Panorama test. The test will be made available to physician clients of Quest Diagnostics in certain regions in March and nationwide in the United States in April 2013. Additional terms were not disclosed.

"Cell-free fetal DNA testing is a significant advance in prenatal screening," said Charles Strom , M.D., Ph.D., senior medical director, genetics, Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute. "By offering physicians and women access to Panorama, Quest Diagnostics is delivering on its commitment to provide clinically important innovations aligned with guideline-based care."

Panorama is a non-invasive screening test that provides early information for assessing pregnancy risks. A 'low risk' Panorama test result indicates a lower likelihood that a pregnancy is affected. With this information, a woman may consider, in consultation with her physician and results of other medical
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