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A 38-year-old member asked:

How is the chorionic villus grown and tested after chorionic villus sampling?

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Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 48 years experience
CVS: The chorionic villus can be grown in tissue culture and tested for chromosomal abnormalities or tested for a genetic disease, such as cystic fibrosis.

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A 46-year-old member asked:

How, when is chorionic villus sampling performed?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
First trimester: Cvs can be performed as early as 9 to 12 weeks of gestation - compared to amniocentesis that is usually done at 1bout 15 weeks.

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Can I do chorionic villus sampling in the first trimester?
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Do I have to see a specialist to get a chorionic villus sampling cvs ordered?
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Someone here please explain the difference between chorionic villus sampling and amniocentesis?
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Chorionic villus sampling (cvs) can test for what all diseases?
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Last updated Feb 28, 2014

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