NIPT Outperforms Standard Screening for T21 but False Positives Call for Caution, NEJM Studies Find | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT) for trisomies and other chromosomal aneuplodies using cell-free DNA from the mother's blood has been spreading quickly in maternal-fetal medicine in recent years and is poised to move from high-risk to average-risk pregnancy populations.

Three new studies, published online in the New England Journal of Medicine today, shed light on how these tests may be best integrated into clinical care for all pregnant women.

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