Noninvasive Prenatal Testing: Separate But NOT Equal



About this Webinar

Date: Friday, September 13, 2013

Author: Strom, Charles "Buck", MD, PhD, FAAP, FACMG, HCLD
Vice President, Genetics and Genomics
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute
San Juan Capistrano, CA
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Category: Webinar

Description: Buck Strom, MD, PhD discusses indications and society recommends for noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT) and current NIPT methodologies, including the clinical utility of free floating fetal DNA testing.

Learning objectives — at the conclusion of this program participants will be able to:
• Communicate current accepted indications and professional society recommendations for noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT)
• Discuss testing methodologies currently being utilized for NIPT
• Describe free floating fetal DNA and its clinical utility in predicting fetal aneuploidies
• Discuss the concept of fetal fraction at its influence on the accuracy of NIPT