A 28-year-old female asked:
i am 11 weeks pregnant and went for a down syndrome blood test which came back as low risk please explain what does that exactly mean?
1 doctor answer
Dr. James Ferguson answered
46 years experience Pediatrics
What test ?: Without knowing witch test you took it is hard to explain it. There is a simple screening test that looks at several chemicals in the blood and over time we know that certain levels or ratios of these chemicals suggest or exclude various birth defects. The NIPS test actually finds baby cells that circulate in your blood and studies these. The NIPS is much more definitive. You could find out & ask
Answered on Apr 23, 2018
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