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The Illumina Difference
The Illumina Difference

Key opinion leaders in the fields of preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) and preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) discuss how partnering with Illumina has positively impacted families around the world.

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A Bright Future for PGS & PGD
A Bright Future for PGS & PGD

Simon Fishel describes how the highly-accurate VeriSeq PGS Kit empowers clinicians with accurate chromosomal insights into the health of the embryo to optimize IVF success.

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A Genetic Counseling Video to Help Educate Your Patients
A Genetic Counseling Video to Help Educate Your Patients

Know your options in prenatal testing with an educational video on NIPT.

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Advantages of NGS for IVF clinics
Advantages of NGS for IVF clinics

Dagan Wells describes how high-throughput, next-generation sequencing for PGS to detect aneuploid embryos is a game changer for IVF clinics and labs.

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Advantages of next-generation sequencing for IVF clinics
Advantages of next-generation sequencing for IVF clinics

Hear Dagan Wells talk about the advantages of NGS for IVF clinics.

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Advantages of Next-generation Sequencing
Advantages of Next-generation Sequencing

Listen as Francesco Fiorentino discusses the high-throughput, high-resolution advantages of NGS.

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A discussion with Larry Platt, MD about NIPT for all pregnancies
A discussion with Larry Platt, MD about NIPT for all pregnancies

Noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT) helps reduce the need for invasive procedures

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Pam and Eric C: A PGS Success Story
Pam and Eric C: A PGS Success Story

Pam and Eric share how transferring a single embryo with PGS helped them start a family while they balanced their busy lifestyles.

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Dr. Stuart Cook: Expert insights on the TruSight Cardio Sequencing Kit
Dr. Stuart Cook: Expert insights on the TruSight Cardio Sequencing Kit

Dr. Stuart Cook explains how targeted analysis with the TruSight Cardio Sequencing Kit can uncover inherited cardiac conditions.

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Introduction to the MiSeqDx Cystic Fibrosis System
Introduction to the MiSeqDx Cystic Fibrosis System

Learn about the MiSeqDX Cystic Fibrosis System in this quick tutorial

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Identifying Causal Variants of Inherited Disease in Newborns: Dr. Stephen Kingsmore
Identifying Causal Variants of Inherited Disease in Newborns: Dr. Stephen Kingsmore

Learn how Dr. Stephen Kingsmore aided in decoding the genomes of children being seen at Children’s Mercy Hospital.

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Viafet Genomics Center: On the Forefront of Genetic Screening
Viafet Genomics Center: On the Forefront of Genetic Screening

Dr. Ali Hellani discusses his passion to help couples undergoing IVF by providing them with reliable genetic screening technologies.

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The Illumina Difference
The Illumina Difference

Key opinion leaders in the fields of preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) and preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) discuss how partnering with Illumina has positively impacted families around the world.

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Identifying Causal Variants of Cardiomyopathy: Dr. Heidi Rehm
Identifying Causal Variants of Cardiomyopathy: Dr. Heidi Rehm

Hear from Dr. Heidi Rehm and how she is identifying the causal variants of cardiomyopathy

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Sean's Story
Sean's Story

Hear from Sean and his mom and their story of cystic fibrosis

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Statistics of Cell Free DNA Screening
Statistics of Cell Free DNA Screening

Maternal fetal medicine specialist Dr. Tracy Prosen highlights the differences between screening and diagnostic prenatal tests.

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Patty's Story
Patty's Story

Hear from Patty and her story of living with cystic fibrosis.

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Discover the NextSeq 550–flexible sequencing and array power
Discover the NextSeq 550–flexible sequencing and array power

Learn how the NextSeq 550 is enhancing research in reproductive and genetic health and why it’s being rapidly adopted in genetic testing labs. Get a glimpse into the advantages of this integrated, cost-effective solution for diverse applications.

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Implications of Test Failures: A Webinar with Professor Yuval Yaron
Implications of Test Failures: A Webinar with Professor Yuval Yaron

Professor Yuval Yaron discusses the implications of test failures.

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VeriSeq Preimplantation Genetic Screening (PGS) with BlueFuse | Illumina Video
VeriSeq Preimplantation Genetic Screening (PGS) with BlueFuse | Illumina Video

Innovative BlueFuse Multi Software

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Vy and Kyle B: A preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) patient success story | Illumina Video
Vy and Kyle B: A preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) patient success story | Illumina Video

Childhood sweethearts, now husband and wife, Vy and Kyle share their personal in vitro fertilization success story. You’ll hear how Illumina preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) helped them fulfill…

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Utilizing NIPT in a maternal-fetal medicine practice: Dr. Martin Chavez
Utilizing NIPT in a maternal-fetal medicine practice: Dr. Martin Chavez

Martin Chavez, MD, a maternal-fetal medicine specialist, discusses noninvasive prenatal testing.

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Preimplantation Genetic Screening—delivering more happy beginnings | Illumina Video
Preimplantation Genetic Screening—delivering more happy beginnings | Illumina Video

Dr. Robert Anderson, Director of the Southern California Center for Reproductive Medicine and Medical Director for the Southern California Institute for Reproductive Sciences, discusses how preimplantation…

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Dr. Angie Beltsos on the advantages of PGS for IVF practices | Illumina Video
Dr. Angie Beltsos on the advantages of PGS for IVF practices | Illumina Video

Join Angie Beltsos, MD, as she explores the latest advancements in fertility. Topics include minimizing risk of hyperstimulation, optimizing health of the transferred embryo, and improving the odds…

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Equipping the Next Generation of Embryologists | Illumina Video
Equipping the Next Generation of Embryologists | Illumina Video

Embryologists from all over the world gathered for the Global Embryology Summit, an exclusive event featuring hands-on instructor-led workshops designed by fellow embryologists to improve best practices…

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The basics of NIPT
The basics of NIPT

A video for parents to be to learn more about noninvasive prenatal testing.

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Karyomapping 101
Karyomapping 101

Watch Alan Handyside explore the benefits of karyomapping.

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Talia & Dan H. | A Noninvasive Prenatal Screening Patient Success Story
Talia & Dan H. | A Noninvasive Prenatal Screening Patient Success Story

The couple reflects on the value of NIPT and its ability to provide couples like them with more accurate answers.

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Next-generation Sequencing's Potential Benefits for PGS
Next-generation Sequencing's Potential Benefits for PGS

Dagan Wells discusses how NGS has led to advancements in PGS and what we can determine about the chromosomal health of embryos.

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Simon Fishel Discusses Chromosome Screening
Simon Fishel Discusses Chromosome Screening

Simon Fishel, Managing Director of CARE Fertility, describes a clinical trial on embryo chromosome analysis. He discusses the ability to analyze every single chromosome in a cell that is taken from the embryo, and only transferring embryos that are chromosomally normal.

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A Rational Approach to IVF according to published literature
A Rational Approach to IVF according to published literature

Dr. Jamie Grifo explains how PGS can be used to deliver fast, accurate information that can guide choices and change patients’ lives and reproductive futures.

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Lab Requirements: IVF Success With PGS
Lab Requirements: IVF Success With PGS

Dr. Robert Anderson shares how a lab achieves a high IVF success rate with PGS.

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High aneuploidy rates for women
High aneuploidy rates for women

Listen to Dr. Robert Anderson share why PGS optimizes embryo selection.

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A Rapid PGD Solution for Single-Gene Disorders
A Rapid PGD Solution for Single-Gene Disorders

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis can be used where there is a risk of severe genetic disorders being inherited from parents. Join Professor Alan Handyside and Alan Thornhill as they introduce the Illumina karyomapping solution.

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Preimplantation Genetics: A 25-Year Perspective
Preimplantation Genetics: A 25-Year Perspective

Alan Handyside reviews the significant breakthroughs in preimplantation genetics since the first live birth following IVF with PGD.

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Translocation PGD Video
Translocation PGD Video

Get an overview of what it means to be a balanced translocation carrier and the problems with fertility that may be experienced.

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PGD Success Story Video
PGD Success Story Video

See how Katie used PGD to have a successful pregnancy.

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Exploring the Benefits of Karyomapping Video
Exploring the Benefits of Karyomapping Video

Dr. Alan Handyside discusses how selective implantation of euploid embryos can lead to increased pregnancy rates.

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BlueFuse Multi Software Demo
BlueFuse Multi Software Demo

Innovative BlueFuse Multi Software provides molecular cytogenetic and in vitro fertilization (IVF) data analysis in a single framework. The seamless, scalable software solution helps simplify embryo screening and streamline the clinician’s workflow.

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NGS improves IVF success with healthier embryo selection
NGS improves IVF success with healthier embryo selection

Watch Dagan Wells discuss how PGS through NGS improves IVF success.

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Screening All 24 Chromosomes with PGS: A Paradigm Shift
Screening All 24 Chromosomes with PGS: A Paradigm Shift

Hear Simon Fishel talk about screening all 24 chromosomes with PGS.

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Improving IVF outcomes through innovative genomic solutions
Improving IVF outcomes through innovative genomic solutions

Watch Dr. Silverberg discuss the benefits of PGS and how to utilize it in a clinical setting to improve IVF outcomes.

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Application of next-generation sequencing (NGS) to PGS
Application of next-generation sequencing (NGS) to PGS

Learn from Dr Duraiswamy how NGS technology is empowering couples to make wiser choices.

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Leading the way: advantages to adding PGS to your IVF unit
Leading the way: advantages to adding PGS to your IVF unit

Watch Dr. Angeline Beltsos to learn more about the advantages of PGS.

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Potential Benefits of NGS for PGS
Potential Benefits of NGS for PGS

Dagan Wells discusses how NGS has led to advancements in PGS and what we can determine about the chromosomal health of embryos.

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VeriSeq: Delivering Accurate and Rapid Results to the IVF Clinic
VeriSeq: Delivering Accurate and Rapid Results to the IVF Clinic

Simon Fishel shares how VeriSeq is built to handle high throughput demand with speed and accuracy.

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PGS Infographic
PGS Infographic

See vital statistics around increasing successful pregnancies.

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The Evolution of Better Embryo Selection
The Evolution of Better Embryo Selection

Dagan Wells discusses technology advances.

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VeriSeq PGS Clinical Applications
VeriSeq PGS Clinical Applications

Francesco Fiorentino shares results of a study with high levels of implantation and pregnancy rates.

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Improving IVF Outcomes by Better Embryo Selection
Improving IVF Outcomes by Better Embryo Selection

Simon Fishel describes how preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) and preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) enable selection of embryos free of chromosomal problems for transfer.

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VeriSeq PGS for Every IVF Treatment
VeriSeq PGS for Every IVF Treatment

Listen to Francesco Fiorentino share why he feels PGS should be applied in every IVF treatment.

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The PGS Sequencing Advantage
The PGS Sequencing Advantage

Listen as Tony Gordon shares his vision for better IVF clinical outcomes using NGS.

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Illumina’s Reliable Robust Solutions
Illumina’s Reliable Robust Solutions

Tony Gordon talks about why he chooses Illumina technology for PGS, PGD, and NIPT.

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Reproductive & Genetic Health (RGH) Portfolio
Reproductive & Genetic Health (RGH) Portfolio

Hear Tony Gordon discuss how the Illumina portfolio empowers reproductive health labs.

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Improving IVF success with advanced PGS
Improving IVF success with advanced PGS

Vital statistics that can increase successful pregnancies.

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Significant Increase in Pregnancy Rates Using 24sure
Significant Increase in Pregnancy Rates Using 24sure

Alan Handyside discusses how selective implantation of euploid embryos can lead to increased pregnancy rates.

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Life, family, and fertility: Improving IVF outcomes with PGS
Life, family, and fertility: Improving IVF outcomes with PGS

Hear a firsthand testimonial of how Illumina PGS technology made a difference for one family.

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Reducing complication risks with single embryo transfer
Reducing complication risks with single embryo transfer

Listen to Dr. Robert Anderson share the benefits of single embryo transfer enabled by PGS.

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PGS advances IVF
PGS advances IVF

Listen to Dr. Robert Anderson discuss how PGS enables better embryo selection.

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PGS advantages vs microscopic embryo selection
PGS advantages vs microscopic embryo selection

Dr. Robert Anderson discusses pregnancy rates achieved with PGS.

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NGS for Cystic Fibrosis
NGS for Cystic Fibrosis

To learn more about the benefits of an expanded CF screen, read “Defining the disease liability of variants in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator gene.” by PR Sosnay, et al.

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Clinical Utility of SNP Genotyping
Clinical Utility of SNP Genotyping

Discover the use of arrays to investigate individuals with intellectual disability, developmental delay, autism, and congenital abnormalities.

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The Power of Positive Predictive Value
The Power of Positive Predictive Value

Read the blog post on positive predictive value and download the publication

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DNA Sequencing versus Standard Prenatal Aneuploidy Screening
DNA Sequencing versus Standard Prenatal Aneuploidy Screening

Prenatal testing with the use of cfDNA has significantly lower false positive rates and higher positive predictive values for detection of trisomies 21 and 18 than standard screening.

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Outcome comparisons of IVF with and without PGS
Outcome comparisons of IVF with and without PGS

Learn about the 2011-2012 Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART) data analysis of pregnancy outcomes in IVF cycles with and without PGS as reported to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

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Publication: 85,000 NIPT Cases
Publication: 85,000 NIPT Cases

Noninvasive prenatal testing in the general obstetric population.

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RGH iCommunity Newsletter
RGH iCommunity Newsletter

Learn how Illumina technologies are used for PGS, PGD, NIPT, and research on genetic conditions in our Reproductive and Genetic Health issue.

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Array CGH Improves Pregnancy Rate for IVF Patients
Array CGH Improves Pregnancy Rate for IVF Patients

Yang et al reported a 65% increase in pregnancy at 20 weeks, with a 69.1% pregnancy rate after 24sure selection of euploid embryos (n = 55) versus 41.7% after standard morphological selection of embryos (n = 48).

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NIPT EMEA Health Economics
NIPT EMEA Health Economics

Noninvasive prenatal screening (NIPT) was found cost-effective as first line screening for all pregnant women.

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Introduction to NGS
Introduction to NGS

An introduction to NGS technology and applications for labs.

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ICC Infographic
ICC Infographic

See vital statistics around sudden cardiac arrest, one of the leading causes of non-traumatic fatality in the US.

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Gaining Insight Into Genetic Disease
Gaining Insight Into Genetic Disease

Learn how Dr. Kenjiro Kosaki furthers his clinical research and expands the genetic analysis services he provides with TruSight One Sequencing Panel.

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MiSeqDx Cystic Fibrosis Brochure
MiSeqDx Cystic Fibrosis Brochure

Learn more about the MiSeqDx Cystic Fibrosis System.

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Preimplantation Genetics Technology
Preimplantation Genetics Technology

An overview of recent publications featuring Illumina solutions for preimplantation genetics technology.

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Rapid Whole-Genome Sequencing for Genetic Disease Diagnosis in Neonatal Intensive Care Units
Rapid Whole-Genome Sequencing for Genetic Disease Diagnosis in Neonatal Intensive Care Units

Whole-genome sequencing can potentially broaden and foreshorten differential diagnosis, resulting in fewer empirical treatments and faster progression to genetic and prognostic counseling.

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NIPT Health Economics
NIPT Health Economics

Noninvasive prenatal screening (NIPT) was found cost-effective as first line screening for all pregnant women.

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Cytogenetic Analysis: From Arrays to NGS
Cytogenetic Analysis: From Arrays to NGS

Drs. Koehler and Benet-Pages are using the Infinium CytoSNP-850K BeadChip and the TruSight Cancer Panel to analyze chromosomal abnormalities.

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Cytogenetics Expert  Interview
Cytogenetics Expert Interview

Trilochan Sahoo, MD discusses the benefits of the CytoSNP-850K BeadChip array.

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Gene List
Gene List

View all 174 genes, related to 17 ICCs, detected by the TruSight Cardio Sequencing Kit.

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TruSight Cardio Handout
TruSight Cardio Handout

Read valuable information on sudden cardiac arrest and the relation to inherited cardiac conditions.

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Carrier Screening Patient Handout
Carrier Screening Patient Handout

Download the handout on the Importance of Carrier Screening

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Don't Settle for Limited Data
Don't Settle for Limited Data

Data shows Illumina next-generation sequencing is the NIPT technology of choice.

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Get the facts
Get the facts

Download the handout and learn more about cystic fibrosis

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Smart Screening Increases Successful IVF Pregnancies
Smart Screening Increases Successful IVF Pregnancies

Dr. Don Leigh and his team at Genea are harnessing the speed and accuracy of the VeriSeq PGS Solution on the MiSeq System to assess the genetic viability of embryos.

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Sometimes the Journey to Parenthood Needs a Technology Nudge
Sometimes the Journey to Parenthood Needs a Technology Nudge

New technologies and procedures help tackle infertility.

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A Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis Pioneer Takes a Look Back
A Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis Pioneer Takes a Look Back

Dr. Leeanda Wilton of Melbourne IVF codeveloped genomic methods that were key predecessors of technologies that are now contributing to successful IVF pregnancies.

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Clinical laboratory experience with noninvasive prenatal testing in twin gestations
Clinical laboratory experience with noninvasive prenatal testing in twin gestations

A poster presentation from the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal- Fetal Medicine.

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An MFM's Perspective on NIPT
An MFM's Perspective on NIPT

Dr. Chavez discusses the benefits of NIPT for prenatal screening of fetal chromosomal aneuploidies.

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PGS Patient Brochure
PGS Patient Brochure

Share this brochure with your patients to educate them about PGS and how it can improve IVF success rates.

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IVF/NGS Primer
IVF/NGS Primer

A brief, educational primer about next-generation sequencing for in vitro fertilization.

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PGS/PGD Clinician Brochure
PGS/PGD Clinician Brochure

Learn how PGS and PGD solutions can produce accurate genomic information for optimized embryo selection and more informed decisions about reproductive options.

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Application of NGS technology in clinical PGS cycles
Application of NGS technology in clinical PGS cycles

Learn how the application of NGS in clinical PGS cycles allows for identification and transfer of euploid embryos resulting in ongoing pregnancies.

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PGS/PGD Product Brochure
PGS/PGD Product Brochure

Read how PGS and PGD can improve IVF outcomes through better embryo selection.

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RGH Brochure
RGH Brochure

Genomic solutions in reproductive and genetic health.

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Karyomapping Patient Brochure
Karyomapping Patient Brochure

Share this brochure with your patients to educate them about PGD.

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Karyomapping Clinician Handout
Karyomapping Clinician Handout

Get an overview of karyomapping.

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Buyer's Guide
Buyer's Guide

For tips about how to choose the best sequencer and transform your lab, download the Buyer's Guide to Next-Generation Sequencing Systems.

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Karyomapping Primer
Karyomapping Primer

Learn how karyomapping offers a rapid PGD solution for single-gene disorders.

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Combined Testing for Cytogenomic Analysis Using CytoSNP-850K+TruSight One
Combined Testing for Cytogenomic Analysis Using CytoSNP-850K+TruSight One

Discover the synergy of next-generation sequencing and arrays.

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Patient Counseling Guide for Reproductive Genetics
Patient Counseling Guide for Reproductive Genetics

Visual aids for patient discussions about reproductive genetic concepts such as PGS and NIPT.

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NIPT Overview
NIPT Overview

Frequently asked questions about NIPT.

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NGS Revolutionizes Reproductive Genomics
NGS Revolutionizes Reproductive Genomics

Viafet enables IVF clinics throughout the Middle East and Australia to provide fast, accurate, and efficient PGS services.

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Don’t Settle for Failure
Don’t Settle for Failure

Learn how the verifi Prenatal Test uses proven NGS technology to provide accurate NIPT results.

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Don’t Settle for Failure
Don’t Settle for Failure

Learn how the Verifi Prenatal Test uses proven NGS technology to provide accurate NIPT results.

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10× Higher Positive Predictive Value
10× Higher Positive Predictive Value

Study published in NEJM finds verifi Prenatal Test achieves 10×higher positive predictive value vs. current standard of care.

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10× Higher Positive Predictive Value
10× Higher Positive Predictive Value

Study published in NEJM finds Verifi Prenatal Test achieves 10×higher positive predictive value vs. current standard of care.

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Verifi Prenatal Test Healthcare Professional Brochure
Verifi Prenatal Test Healthcare Professional Brochure

Download this guide for healthcare professionals on NIPT and the benefits of the Verifi prenatal test.

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verifi Prenatal Test Healthcare Professional Brochure
verifi Prenatal Test Healthcare Professional Brochure

Download this guide for healthcare professionals on NIPT and the benefits of the verifi prenatal test.

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verifi Prenatal Test Delivers Answers
verifi Prenatal Test Delivers Answers

Whole-genome noninvasive prenatal testing provides results when another test was inconclusive.

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Verifi Prenatal Test Delivers Answers
Verifi Prenatal Test Delivers Answers

Whole-genome noninvasive prenatal testing provides results when another test was inconclusive.

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verifi<sup>®</sup> Prenatal Test brochure for HCPs
verifi® Prenatal Test brochure for HCPs

Learn more about the verifi Prenatal Test- a reliable, easy, fast noninvasive prenatal test

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Verifi Prenatal Test brochure for HCPs
Verifi Prenatal Test brochure for HCPs

Learn more about the Verifi Prenatal Test—a reliable, easy, fast, noninvasive prenatal test.

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NIPT: Educational Medical Affairs Handout
NIPT: Educational Medical Affairs Handout

Learn about our partnerships with professional societies and organizations, as we strive to advance awareness of genetics and health. and made 3 other updates.

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