Noninvasive Prenatal Screening Can Replace Current Trisomy Screening in All Age Groups, ACMG Says | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Noninvasive prenatal screening from cell-free DNA is ready to replace conventional screening for trisomies 21, 18, and 13 in most women, and may have a role in screening for sex chromosome aneuploidy and selected copy number variants, according to a new position statement published today by the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics.

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