Non-invasive prenatal screening for trisomy 21: Consumers' perspectives.

  title={Non-invasive prenatal screening for trisomy 21: Consumers' perspectives.},
  author={Emily C Higuchi and Jane P. Sheldon and Brian J. Zikmund-Fisher and Beverly M Yashar},
  journal={American journal of medical genetics. Part A},
  volume={170A 2},
Non-invasive prenatal screening (NIPS) has the potential to dramatically increase the prenatal detection rate of Down syndrome because of improvements in safety and accuracy over existing tests. There is concern that NIPS could lead to more negative attitudes towards Down syndrome and less support for individuals with Down syndrome. To assess the impact of… CONTINUE READING