Advantages of next-generation sequencing for PGS: Francesco Fiorentino | Illumina Video

27 February 2015

Francesco Fiorentino, Director of Genoma Molecular Genetics Laboratory, Rome, Italy, discusses the high-throughput, high-resolution advantages of next-generation sequencing for preimplantation genetic screening He also touches upon how NGS can aid the detection of segmental imbalances in embryos, for translocation , and single gene disorders In closing, he highlights the results of a recent study that showed that the VeriSeq PGS Kit delivers a high degree of concordance with array-CGH, as well as high levels of implantation and pregnancy rates. Clinical Paper Fiorentino F, Bono S, Biricik A, et al. Application of next-generation sequencing technology for comprehensive aneuploidy screening of blastocysts in clinical preimplantation genetic screening cycles. Human Reproduction.

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