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The GP Show

Join GP and Medical Educator Dr Sam Manger MBBS BSc FRACGP FASLM covering a variety of topics with case studies, guideline reviews, guest interviews and more for medical doctors and allied health including general practitioners, family physicians, specialists, allied health, nurses, registrars/residents, medical students and anybody interested in health, science and medicine.

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Nov 20, 2017

Non-invasive prenatal testing is becoming more common and cost effective.  It detects more than 99% of fetuses with Trisomy 21, and more than 95% of fetuses with Trisomy 18, Trisomy 13 or abnormalities of sex chromosomes. These are much better detection rates than we observe with conventional first trimester screening for these trisomies (85% for trisomy 21, 50% for trisomy 18, and 50% for trisomy 13)


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