Diagnostic prénatal non-invasif

Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT)

Based on a simple maternal blood draw, the non-invasive prenatal test screens for Trisomy 13, 18 and 21.

Prenatal prevention and screening center

First Center in France to Offer NIPT

The American Hospital of Paris has been providing non-invasive screening expertise to pregnant women since 2013.
Over the course of five years, close to 10,000 pregnant women have benefitted from an NIPT or fetal DNA test after an initial prenatal consultation.  


This exam only tests for chromosomes 21, 13 and 18

unlike invasive procedures, which analyze all chromosomes (karyotype and DNA microarray). NIPT is a screening test indicated only for pregnancies with a high risk of Trisomy 21; it is not a diagnostic test. If the NIPT is positive for T21, confirmation of the diagnosis is indicated via an invasive sampling procedure.

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