Posts by Paula

Non-invasive fetal Rhesus D blood genotyping

Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) using cell-free fetal DNA in maternal plasma is being used to determine fetal RhD blood group antigen status so that RhD-negative pregnant women can avoid receiving antenatal anti-D if they are carrying a RhD-negative baby.
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Introducing Whole Genome Sequencing service

Government regulations, recently announced in the UK, now require Whole Genome Sequencing to be carried out as part of the minimum standards for COVID-19 tests for people arriving in England. In order to support SARS-CoV-2 testing laboratories, we have introduced a Whole Genome Sequencing service.
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