What does harmony NIPT test for?

What does harmony NIPT test for?

The Harmony test looks for trisomy 21 (Down syndrome), trisomy 18 and trisomy 13.

Is Harmony the same as NIPT?

The Harmony® prenatal test is a type of non-invasive prenatal test (NIPT), which can also be called NIPS (non-invasive prenatal screening). It looks at fragments of your baby’s DNA in your blood to provide accurate information about the likelihood for the most common chromosomal conditions as early as 10 weeks.

Is Harmony test accurate?

Harmony is highly accurate, detecting more than 99% of fetuses with trisomy 21, and more than 95% of fetuses with trisomy 18, trisomy 13 or abnormalities of the sex chromosomes, plus more than 75% of fetuses with 22q11.

How accurate is the harmony test for gender?

The test is primarily used for the detection of Trisomy 21,18 and 13, however you can request X and Y analysis providing over 99% accuracy for your baby’s gender.

Is Panorama test same as harmony?

The most common type of screening test for chromosomal problems is non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT). It is also known as the Panorama Test, the Harmony Test or the Verifi Test. You can choose to have NIPT test – you might have to pay a fee for it. It’s available from some maternity hospitals.

Can the Harmony test be wrong?

With the Harmony test, fewer than 1 in 1000 pregnant women will receive a positive result for trisomy 21 (Down syndrome) in an unaffected pregnancy. With traditional first trimester screening, 1 in every 20 results is a false positive,2 which can lead to anxiety and unnecessary invasive procedures.

Can harmony test be wrong for Down syndrome?

Harmony has been shown in clinical testing to identify greater than 99% of Down syndrome cases and to have a false-positive rate of less than 0.1%.

How is a harmony test done?

The Harmony Prenatal Test works by taking a sample of blood from your arm, and tests the baby’s DNA found in your blood. The test can tell if there is a high or low chance for the common chromosomal conditions: Down syndrome (trisomy 21), trisomy 18 and trisomy 13.

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