This test screens for the three most common chromosomal abnormalities.
- Down Syndrome: Affects 1 in 700 babies - Intellectual disability that ranges from mild to severe, characteristic facial features, low muscle tone, and increased risk for heart defects.
- Edwards Syndrome: Affects 1 in 5,000 babies - Slow intrauterine growth, heart defects, multiple abnormalities (including defects of lungs, kidneys, stomach) and severe intellectual disability.
- Patau Syndrome: Affects 1 in 12,000 babies - Severe intellectual disability, heart defects, brain or spinal cord abnormalities, poorly developed eyes, extra fingers or toes, cleft lip, and low muscle tone.
Hear from our genetic counselors:
"Whether you are just starting to think about planning a family, or you are already pregnant, we are here to help you understand your genetic testing options so you can make choices that are right for your family."
— Sharon Namaroff, MS, CGC, Director of Clinical Services, US