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Verinata Health, Inc. Receives New York State Laboratory Permit for Verifi® Prenatal Test


8/2/2013 9:44:59 AM

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REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ: ILMN) today announced that Verinata Health, an Illumina company, received the Clinical Laboratory Permit from the New York State Department of Health for its CLIA-certified, CAP-accredited laboratory. The verifi® prenatal test, a non-invasive blood test that analyzes DNA found in a pregnant woman’s blood to detect the most common chromosomal abnormalities in the fetus, is now generally available in all 50 states. “As the first non-invasive prenatal test (NIPT) provider to receive this important certification, we can now actively serve the growing interest and demand for non-invasive prenatal testing in New York,” said Dr. Jeffrey Bird, General Manager of Verinata. “This milestone underscores our commitment to the highest quality of testing and I’m pleased that Verinata continues to deliver the fastest turnaround time with the lowest test failure rate available to physicians and patients today.”

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