Prenatal genetic testing is meant to evaluate the chance of exhibiting genetic disorders in their unborn children.The tests are usually done between 10th and 13th week of pregnancy . These tests involves the measurement of certain levels of substances in the mother’s blood and obtaining an ultrasound.These tests are meant to evaluate the genetic material of the fetus for any genetic disorders.It is also useful to diagnose high risk pregnancies.
Genetic tests are performed on a sample of blood,hair,skin,amniotic fluid or other tissue.A positive test result means that the laboratory found a change in a particular gene, chromosome or a protein. A negative test result means that the laboratory did not find a change in the gene, chromosome or a protein that is under consideration.
Related Journals of Prenatal Genetic Testing
Carcinogenesis, Genetic Engineering, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Genetic Testing, Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, Clinical Genetics, Prenatal Diagnosis, Journal of Midwifery & Womens Health, Prenatal genetic testing Journals