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How do you diagnose down syndrome?

9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
7 doctors agree

In brief: Karyoytype.

Dna analysis or karyotype is diagnostic of down syndrome both prenatally and postnatally.

In brief: Karyoytype.

Dna analysis or karyotype is diagnostic of down syndrome both prenatally and postnatally.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology

In brief: 2 usual tests

the most accurate test is amniocentesis, which takes a sample of amniotic fluid and loods at the chromosomes in the fetal cells.
A new test evaluates fetal DNA of fetal cells circulating in the mother's blood stream.

In brief: 2 usual tests

the most accurate test is amniocentesis, which takes a sample of amniotic fluid and loods at the chromosomes in the fetal cells.
A new test evaluates fetal DNA of fetal cells circulating in the mother's blood stream.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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