Study Finds Xpansion Interpreter Test Better Predicts Risk of Fragile X Syndrome in Child Birth
March 21, 2013
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Asuragen Inc., a leading molecular diagnostics company, today announced results from a study demonstrating that a new molecular test called Xpansion Interpreter can improve the determination of a woman's risk of having a child with fragile X syndrome, the most common inherited cause of intellectual disability and autism, compared to existing risk measures.
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