Fetal sequencing, noninvasive prenatal testing, and familial cancer sequencing. Already, more than 800,000 noninvasive prenatal tests have been done using a single tube of blood at approximately 10 weeks of pregnancy for fetal DNA low-pass sequencing. This has resulted in more than 70% reduction in the need for amniocentesis across the United States. Similarly, after the Myriad Genetics Supreme Court decision, a number of companies are offering not only BRCA gene sequencing for considerably lower cost. Such companies as Color Genomics offer sequencing of 19 oncogenes for $250, and Counsyl sequences 22 genes for $349.
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