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The IONA® Nx NIPT Workflow (IONA® Nx) is Yourgene Health’s non-invasive prenatal test (NIPT) that runs on the Illumina NGS platform.

A fully validated workflow that utilises next generation sequencing (NGS) and has been developed to run on Illumina’s NextSeq 550Dx instrument.

IONA® Nx, is a screening test that performs:

  • Whole genome analysis to measure the likelihood that a pregnant woman is carrying a fetus with:

Most common trisomies 

Trisomy 21 (Down’ Syndrome) 

Trisomy 18 (Edwards’ Syndrome) 

Trisomy 13 (Patau’s Syndrome) 

Autosomal Aneuploidies (AAs)

Additional trisomy across the whole-genome

All monosomy across the whole-genome

Sex Chromosome Aneuploidies (SCAs)

45,X (Turner Syndrome) 

47,XXX (Trisomy X) 

47,XXY (Klinefelter’s Syndrome) 

47,XYY (Jacob’s Syndrome)

  • Fetal Sex Determination


Key Features of the IONA® Nx NIPT Workflow

  • Advanced proprietary reagents and software technologies
  • Simple process with minimum instrumentation capital expenditure, suppliers and contract services
  • Designed to offer flexibility (automated or manual) and scalability to suit varying customer needs