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Variantyx bringt Variantyx Unity™ als „All-in-One“-Test zur Genomdiagnose auf den Markt

Variantyx gab heute die Einführung seines eigenentwickelten Variantyx Unity™ Tests auf der National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC)-Konferenz in Columbus, Ohio, bekannt. Durch die Verwendung der vollständigen Genomsequenzdaten (Whole Genome Sequenced (WGS) Data), analysiert von der eigenentwickelten Genomic Intelligence® -Plattform, ist Variantyx Unity™ der erste Genomdiagnosetest, der geringfügige Sequenzveränderungen, strukturelle Abweichungen, Trinukleotid-Repeat-Expansionen und mitochondriale Abweichungen aus einer einzelnen DNA-Probe bestimmen kann, wodurch es nicht mehr länger erforderlich ist, mehrere Sequenztests durchzuführen.

Variantyx CEO Haim Neerman sagt dazu: „Wir freuen uns sehr, dass wir den ersten „All-in-One“ Genomdiagnosetest anbieten können. Wir sind nun in der Lage, für die gleichen Kosten wie für eine Exomsequenzierung plus Array-CGH mehr Einblicke in die molekularen Ursachen seltener genetischer Störungen anzubieten und somit die oftmals langwierigen Odysseen vieler Patienten durch das Diagnostikuniversum zu beenden.“

Dr. Olaf Bodamer, Associate Chief of Genetics & Genomics am Boston Children’s Hospital, stellt fest: „Der Variantyx Unity™-Test macht die vollständige Genomsequenzierung zu einem Erstlinien-Diagnosetool zur Evaluierung von Patienten mit seltenen Erbkrankheiten. Klinikärzte, die diesen Test anfordern, können durch die umfassendere Analyse des Patienten-Genoms mit einer höheren diagnostischen Ausbeute rechnen. Der „All-in-One“-Test dürfte es Klinikärzten ermöglichen, ein genaueres Bild der molekularen Ätiologie des Gesundheitszustands von Patienten zu erhalten, und es ist zu erwarten, dass er eine besser informierte individuelle Behandlung und Einstellung von Patienten ermöglicht.“

Über Variantyx: Variantyx bietet vollständige Genomtest-Services für Klinikärzte zur kollaborativen Diagnose seltener Erbkrankheiten. Die Genomic Intelligence® -Plattform des Unternehmens für vereinfachte NGS-Datenanalyse, Interpretation und klinische Berichte ermöglicht es Labors, ihr Testangebot in rentabler Weise um bewährte Genomdiagnose-Lösungen zu erweitern. Weitere Informationen finden Sie auf www.variantyx.com.

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