Antenatal Tests

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  • Created on: 02-05-13 11:27
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  • Antenatal Tests
    • Ultrasound
      • 16-20 weeks
      • Produces image of foetus
      • Spina Bifida
      • Down's Sydrome
    • Alpha Feto Protein
      • 16 weeks
      • Blood Sample taken from the Mother
      • Meaures levels of 2 hormones and alpha feto protein
      • Spina Bifida
    • Amniocentesis
      • 15-16 weeks
      • Fluid sample taken from uterus using a hollow needle
      • Cystic Fibrosis
      • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
      • Down's Sydrome
      • Spina Bifida
    • Chorionic Villus Sampling
      • Via the cervix or through the abdominal wall
      • Sample of cells from the placenta
      • 10 weeks
      • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

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