REPRODUCTIVE DISORDERS – NIPT

TESTING DURING PREGNANCY

Non-Invasive prenatal Testing (NIPT)

 

Non-Invasive Prenatal Screening is a simple non-invasive blood test to screen for common genetic abnormalities in developing baby. It is done by analysing fetal DNA isolated from mother’s blood by Next Generation Sequencing.

 

Genestrings-NIPT is powered by Yourgene technology which is a world renowned for accurate and reliable analysis and reporting. Genestrings-NIPT offers screening of common Microdeletions along with chromosomal aneuploidies.

 

Key Specifications of Genestrings-NIPT

  • Versatile: can be used for IVF/Donor eggs/ Single or twin pregnancy.
  • Accurate: More than 99% detection and <1% false positive rate for trisomies 21, 18 and 13.
  • In depth: All 24 chromosomes are screened for aneuploidies. Also, microdeletion analysis can be provided on request.

 

Why NIPT is offered?

NIPS can used for any pregnant women but the following high-risk scenarios require special attention:

  1. Advanced maternal age of 35 years and above, although everyone above 30 years should consider this test if other parameters below are also present.
  2. Pregnant women having prior history of genetic abnormalities or recurring abortions.
  3. Your doctor suspects some abnormality in your Nuchal Translucency Ultrasound Scan.

If you are going for Surrogacy/ Egg Donor/ IVF.