The IONA® test is a non-invasive prenatal test for pregnant women which estimates the risk of your baby having Down’s syndrome, Edward’s syndrome and Patau’s Syndrome.The IONA® test has a higher detection rate and eliminates false positives. This saves the mother from any further invasive tests if the probability of the baby being affected is extremely less or none. This means fewer pregnant women have to undergo invasive follow-up procedure such as amniocentesis or CVS which are not only agonising and cause tension but also carry a minor risk of miscarriage.
The IONA® test has the advantages of :
The IONA® test is a screening test and any high risk results would need to be followed up with an invasive procedure.
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