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Can A Dna Test Be Done While Pregnant
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Not usually done: If the male has genital warts, then they can be biopsied, but this is rarely necessary. I don't know of any commercial testing available for men as far as testing the penis. I believe anal warts can be tested in a similar way that we test a cervix (thin prep pap with hpv testing). ...Read more
I had a sibling DNA test done with a sister taking Optivo for cancer, would this effect the results?
Discuss w/ Dr: I think that the drug would impact only the tumor DNA (similarly to the effects of tobacco smoke) rather than the cells tested BUT you should ask the ones doing the testing. Read: https://www.mskcc.org/blog/why-new-immunotherapy-lung-works-only-some-people?variation=1&utm_expid=74469432-17.VGFwIbUsT_-G6o_CvxSOvA.1&utm_referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fduckduckgo.com%2F Best! ...Read more
What DNA test?: Are you talking about cell free dna to detect chromosome problems like down syndrome (trisomy 21)? If so, the accuracy depends on which test and which chromosome you are concerned about. The companies quote a 99% detection rate for down syndrome but lower for other chromosomes. You can usually test after 10 weeks of pregnancy. ...Read more
My boyfriend wants a DNA test done and i'm only 18 weeks is there any chance I can get one done before the baby is born or do I have to wait until ?
Someone said that you can get DNA test done before the baby is born. Is that possible and if so how?
Amniocentecis or CVS: It depends on the dna test that is necessary. In most cases, dna can be obtained by a procedure called amniocentesis or by chorionic villus sampling. Both are safe and involve placing a needle in the uterus to extract some cells of the child. There is also non-invasive paternity testing available from the mother's blood. So it depends on what dna test, the reason for it and age of the pregnancy. ...Read more
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