NON-INVASIVE CHROMOSOMES CHECK

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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