NON-INVASIVE CHROMOSOMES CHECK (NICC)
“Safe for Baby, Peace of Mind for Mommy”
Hello, A safer test for your baby! No more needles on mommy’s tummy…
Non-Invasive ChromosomesCheck (NICC) New and simple blood test for common chromosomal abnormalities detection
The risk of having a child with chromosomal abnormalities, such as Down syndrome (Trisomy 2 I ), Edward syndrome (Trisomy 18) and Patau syndrome (Trisomy 13) increases with age. Diagnostic tests for trisomies detection such as amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling (CVS) are invasive and impose a risk of miscarriage to the pregnancy.
You can now avoid this risk with NICC test that can be done any time after 12 weeks of pregnancy. NICC is a simple, safe and accurate test for common chromosomal abnormalities detection.
Advantages of NICC
Simple – Requires only mother’s blood sample.
Safe – Non-invasive, and therefore no risk to the baby.
Accurate – It detects more than 99% of Down syndrome, Edward syndrome and Patau syndrome.
Who should consider NICC?
Women with advanced maternal age (35 years old and above)
Personal or family history of birth defects
Previous birth of a child with a birth defect
Positive serum screening test Abnormal ultrasound scan findings
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