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The rate of invasive testing for trisomy 21 is reduced after implementation of NIPT.

@article{Bjerregaard2017TheRO,
  title={The rate of invasive testing for trisomy 21 is reduced after implementation of NIPT.},
  author={L. Bjerregaard and Anne Betsagoo Stenbakken and Camilla Skov Andersen and L. Kristensen and C. V. Jensen and P. Skovbo and A. N. S{\o}rensen},
  journal={Danish medical journal},
  year={2017},
  volume={64 4}
}
INTRODUCTION The non-invasive prenatal test (NIPT) was introduced in the North Denmark Region in March 2013. NIPT is offered as an alternative to invasive tests if the combined first trimester risk of trisomy 21 (T21) is ≥ 1:300. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of NIPT implementation among high-risk pregnancies in a region with existing first-trimester combined screening for T21. The primary objective was to examine the effect on the invasive testing rate. METHODS This… Expand
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