According to a recent market research report released by Transparency Market Research, the global non-invasive prenatal testing
market is projected to expand at a CAGR of 17.
A research team led by Lingqian Wu, PhD, has developed a new non-invasive prenatal testing
method named circulating single-molecule amplification and resequencing technology (cSMART).
Contract notice: The Procurement of a solution for non-invasive prenatal testing
(NIPT) for the detection of aneuploidy.
Pregnant women who used an interactive computer program to help them decide whether to undergo prenatal testing
were 55% less likely to choose invasive testing than women who received standard prenatal care, even when they were offered free testing, researchers reported.
Debates over prenatal testing
, disability, and public education are
8220;Under the health care reform law, preventive care regulations require no-cost prenatal testing
for genetic and developmental conditions,” explained Mark Leach, President of Down Syndrome of Louisville, whose daughter has the genetic condition that causes developmental delay.
Washington, Feb 10 ( ANI ): Testing a developing foetus' DNA through chromosomal microarray (CMA) provides more information about potential disorders than the standard method of prenatal testing
, which is to visually examine the chromosomes (karyotyping), according to a new study.
However, Simpson notes that several challenges must be overcome before harvesting cells from the mucus plug is practical for prenatal testing
Genetic tests fall within three broad categories; predictive gene testing, carrier testing, and prenatal testing
(Glannon, 1998; Larson, 2002).
During in-home interviews with specially trained researchers, they provided information about their demographic and socioeconomic characteristics; reproductive histories; and attitudes related to pregnancy, prenatal testing
, the health care system and abortion.
Bauer's daughter Margaret, who has Down syndrome, "represents a group whose ranks are shrinking because of the wide availability of prenatal testing
and abortion," she continues.
The decision guides help parents-to-be make informed choices about prenatal testing
, pain relief for childbirth and other topics.