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Cell-Free Fetal DNA

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Also known as: cffDNA; Non-Invasive Prenatal Screening; NIPS
Formal name: Cell-Free Fetal DNA Testing for Fetal Chromosomal Abnormalities

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At a Glance

Why Get Tested?

For pregnant women, to assess the risk of your developing baby (fetus) having certain chromosome disorders

When to Get Tested?

During or after the 10th week of pregnancy

Sample Required?

A blood sample drawn from a vein in the mother's arm

Test Preparation Needed?