The Harmony test analyzes cell free DNA in maternal blood and gives a strong indication of whether the fetus is at high or low risk of having trisomy 21 (Down syndrome), trisomy 18 (Edwards syndrome) or trisomy 13 (Patau syndrome).
Can the Harmony test detect gender?
The new HARMONY prenatal test, developed by Ariosa Diagnostics and offered by Integrated Genetics, is a blood test that measures fetal DNA in a pregnant woman’s blood. What conditions are screened for in this test? ► Down syndrome (trisomy 21), trisomy 18, and trisomy 13.
Does Harmony test check for cystic fibrosis?
NIPT does not screen for all chromosomal abnormalities, nor does it screen for familial or inherited disorders (such as cystic fibrosis) or birth defects. The Harmony™ Prenatal Test also offers optional testing of sex chromosomes.
How accurate is the harmony blood test?
The Harmony Prenatal Test correctly identifies more than 99%1 of pregnancies with Down syndrome. By comparison, traditional blood tests can miss as many as 1 in 52 of pregnancies with Down syndrome.
How long does the Harmony test take?
How long does the Harmony test take? Harmony is a simple blood test, so it only takes a couple of minutes at your healthcare provider’s office. In seven days or less, your healthcare provider will receive the results and can share them with you.