The prenatal testing revolution

Non-invasive screening represents leap forward in detecting fetus abnormalities.

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Human reproduction is an extremely complex process and genetic mishaps are not uncommon.

Prior to fertilisation, 20-24% of all ova have an abnormal number of chromosomes, or aneuploidy.1, 2

Another 30% of embryos become aneuploid after fertilisation.2 Most of these early mutations will end in spontaneous miscarriage, but prenatal testing aims to provide early detection of aneuploidy should the pregnancy continue.