Fact checking: Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) for Down’s syndrome

This fact sheet clarifies facts about NIPT for Down's syndrome:

  • That NIPT uses placental DNA
  • That NIPT is not diagnostic
  • The importance of your “positive predictive value”
  • What to do next

Publication date: 31 January 2020, Author: Colette Lloyd
© Down’s Syndrome Association 2020


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