Blood tests could eliminate Down's miscarriage risk

日期:2017-04-17 02:00:30 作者:姜烙 阅读:

By Celeste Biever A DROP of mum’s blood could soon be all it takes to tell whether an unborn baby has Down’s syndrome. This should reduce, and possibly eliminate, the need for invasive tests that can cause miscarriage. Currently, women deemed at high risk of giving birth to a child with Down’s – and who do not wish to do so – face the tough decision of whether to have an invasive test such chorionic villus sampling (CVS) or amniocentesis. The tests allow women to abort if they don’t want a child with Down’s,