What is NIPT?

NIPT is an abbreviation for Non Invasive Prenatal Test, and is a blood test from the mother that screens for chromosome anomalies and/or gene mutations in the fetus. You can choose a NIPT test if you want a highly accurate risk assessment without putting a risk to your pregnancy. There are different types of NIPT.

There are different NIPT providers. If you are not sure which NIPT test is right for you you can use the guide at the bottom of this page to help you decide.

We offer the following:

Panorama

Possible from week 9+0

Can be used on twins and is the only NIPT that can tell you if your twins are identical or fraternal and each twin’s gender.

Tests for specific copy number variations such as Down’s Syndrome, sex chromosome defects and more. Gender optional.

Only NIPT that can detect triploidy.

Based on cell free DNA (DNA fragments).

Developed and analyzed in the USA.

Read about Panorama here

Vistara

Possible from week 9+0

Tests for specific gene mutations such as Noonan syndrome and can be combined with Panorama.

Vistara alone cannot tell you the baby’s gender.

Based on cell free DNA (DNA fragments).

Developed and analyzed in the USA.

Read about Vistara here

 

Evita Test Complete

Possible between week 10+0 and 14+6

Tests all chromosomes for copy number variations.

Evita differs from other NIPT tests by investigating all 23 chromosome pairs thereby making it the most accurate NIPT test on the market.

Gender optional.

Developed and analyzed in Denmark.

Read about Evita Test Complete here

Which NIPT test is right for me?

Use the guide below to help you decide.

I want a risk assessment for the most common chromosome aberrations such as Down's syndrome.
I'm not comfortable with the numbers I received at the nuchal translucency scan.
I want a full examination of all the whole chromosomes from 1-3 fetal cells
The father of the child is over 40 years old or there is an accumulation of certain gene mutations in my family.
I want as much information as possible.

The choice is between Evita Test Complete for a full examination of all the whole chromosomes from 1-3 fetal cells (best if the father is under 40 years old).

OR

Panorama 2 in combination med Vistara for an examination of DNA-fragments for specific copy number variations and gene mutations (best if the father is over 40 years old and/or there is an accumulation of certain gene mutations in the family).

I'm expecting twins
I have experienced fetal demise (vanishing twin) in this pregnancy.

Unfortunately it is not possible to do a NIPT test in a pregnancy with high probability of DNA from another deceased fetus. It is also not possible to get a NIPT test if there are 3 or more alive fetuses. 

I want to know the gender of my baby.

Gender is optional in Panorama and Evita. If you don’t need a NIPT test you can book a gender scan from week 14+0.

Still unsure?

 Call or write and we will answer your questions.

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