The Importance Of Fetal Ethnography

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Researchers have demonstrated that fetal genetic material found in maternal blood can be used to screen for fetal aneuploidy. This allows a potentially safe and easy means for detecting chromosomal abnormalities during pregnancy by a simple blood draw. Although less invasive than chronic villus sampling or amniocentesis, non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) failure rate ranges from 1% to 8% and varies depending on the laboratory and the methodology used. Researchers are now focused on finding a new standardized test with significantly less false positive results to ensure expecting mothers obtain the correct information concerning the health of their
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