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Holiday Shipping Schedule 2022

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This holiday season we will not be receiving specimens on Thursday, November 24; Sunday, December 25 or Sunday, January 1. Please take this into account when shipping cell cultures and time-sensitive specimens. Our regular shipping and receiving instructions apply to all other days over the holiday season. Please contact us with any questions. 

PreventionGenetics Receives FDA Approval for its Companion Diagnostic Genetic Test as a Class II Medical Device 

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PreventionGenetics, a subsidiary of Exact Sciences Corp., announced today that it was recently granted marketing authorization for the POMC/PCSK1/LEPR companion diagnostic (CDx) genetic test as a Class II device by the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), a division of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Developed in collaboration with Rhythm Pharmaceuticals, Inc., the test is the first FDA-authorized Class II molecular companion diagnostic device.

New PGnome Sequencing Backbone Available

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We recently released an option for our pre-defined panels to be run on a PGnome® (genome) sequencing backbone. But you may be wondering … what’s a backbone?

Labor Day Shipping Schedule

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PreventionGenetics will not be receiving samples Monday, September 5 in observance of Labor Day. We request that you take this into consideration when shipping cell cultures and time-sensitive specimens. Our regular shipping and receiving instructions apply to all other days over this holiday weekend.

DNA Banking in the Funeral Home Setting

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The last thing many people want to think about is their own mortality, which often leaves their families to deal with funeral planning, expenses and, sometimes, unresolved medical decisions. They turn to you as a resource in their time of grief. As a funeral director, your interaction with families during a time of loss is their last opportunity to preserve a loved one’s DNA.