Noninvasive Prenatal Testing: Separate But NOT Equal
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