Non Invasive Prenatal Screening Test - NIPT/NIPS - At Home
- Trisomy 21 (Down Syndrome)
- Trisomy 18 (Edwards Syndrome)
- Trisomy 13 (Patau Syndrome)
- Turner Syndrome (Monosomy X/XO)
- Klinefelter Syndrome (XXY)
- Triple X (XXX)
- Jacob's Syndrome (XYY)
About the Non Invasive Prenatal Screening Test - NIPT/NIPS
How is NIPT test performed
Is NIPT recommended for all pregnant women?
NIPT is not recommended for all pregnant women, but it may be offered to women who are at increased risk of having a baby with a chromosomal abnormality due to their age or other risk factors. It is important to discuss the benefits and limitations of NIPT with a healthcare provider to determine if the test is right for you
- The woman is above 30 years of age.
- A high risk for abnormality is found through serum screening.
- Certain abnormalities on ultrasound are identified.
- There is a family history of chromosomal conditions or birth defects.
- Couples have had a child with a chromosomal disorder.
- A couple has a history of infertility or pregnancy loss (miscarriages or stillbirths)
About the Quality
Quality assurance is done at 3 levels
- Sample collection from home using one time sealed QR coded sterile kits and transportation to the lab including the temperature condition requirements
- Sample acceptance and QC at the lab
- Sample run at the NABL/CAP/ISO certified labs - Medgenome