Cell-free DNA screening
for trisomy 13, 18 and 21

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  • This test must not be confused with the fetal karyotype, obtained after a biopsy of chorionic villi or and amniocentesis, which provides additional information.
  • This test is limited to complete and homogenous trisomies 13, 18 and 21. Chromosome abnormalities like balanced translocations, deletions and duplications are not detected.
  • This test does not detect genetic diseases like cystic fibrosis.
  • This test does not detect anomalies of incomplete closing of the embryonic neural tube like spina bifida.
  • This test cannot predict late complications of the pregnancy (eclampsia, failure to thrive, premature birth).

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