LifeCodexx AG reports successful proof-of-principle of innovative PCR-based NIPT assay

Constance/Germany – LifeCodexx AG today reports the successful outcome of a proof-of-principle of its novel assay for non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT assay) based on quantitative real-time PCR (qPCR). This NIPT assay, designed to determine fetal aneuploidies from maternal blood, will offer significant advantages, such as enhanced test performance at affordable prices, over other prenatal examination methods. The proof-of-principle study comprised 93 blood samples with eight positive trisomy 21 cases of which the assay unambiguously detected all positive samples.

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