Why Evolve EarlyPregnancy™ NIPT Screen?

EarlyPregnancy™ NIPT Screen is a method to screen for specific chromosome abnormalities during a pregnancy.  It is the latest in non-invasive prenatal testing delivering safe and reliable information about the health status of your baby with a simple blood test from the mother.

Our simplified process will reduce your anxiety during this critical early stage of your pregnancy.

 

What conditions do we look for?

EarlyPregnancy™ NIPT Screen determines if singleton or twin pregnancies have elevated risks for the most common chromosomal abnormalities.

The Standard EarlyPregnancy™ NIPT Panel

CONDITION ESTIMATED INCIDENCE
Trisomy 21

(Down Syndrome)

1 in 800
Trisomy 18

(Edwards Syndrome)

1 in 5,000
Trisomy 13

(Patau Syndrome)

1 in 10,000

 

CONDITION

 

SENSITIVITY*

OBSERVED

SENSITIVITY**

 

SPECIFICITY*

OBSERVED

SPECIFICITY**

Trisomy 21

(Down Syndrome)

>99.1% 99.49% 99.8% 99.77%
Trisomy 18

(Edwards Syndrome)

97.4% 97.23% 99.6% 99.69%
Trisomy 13

(Patau Syndrome)

87.5% 97.98% >99.9% 99.84%

*Prenatal test performance data **Observed sensitivities and specificities were calculated using available outcome data with the cohort size adjusted for the proportion of positive cases with confirmed outcomes.

Optional Sex Chromosome Aneuploidies (SCAa) detection available for singleton pregnancies.

CONDITION ESTIMATED INCIDENCE
Monosomy X

(Turner Syndrome)

1 in 2,500 live born females
Trisomy X

(Triple X Syndrome)

1 in 1,000 live born females
XXY

(Klinefelter Syndrome)

1 in 500-1,000 live born males
XYY

(Jacob’s Syndrome)

1 in 1,000 live born males

Optional Presence of Y Chromosome detection available for twin pregnancies.

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It's Important for All Pregnant Women To be Screened

Professional societies recommend prenatal screening be offered to any women early in pregnancy, regardless of maternal age or risk factors. Pregnancies achieved through assisted reproductive technologies (ART) or in-vitro fertilization (IVF) can also benefit from the EarlyPregnancy™ Screen.

You can be screened from the 10th week of pregnancy.

All pregnant woman can benefit from the EarlyPregnancy™ NIPT Screen.

How can I use my results?

There are many options available to you, once you’ve received your results.  Our Board-Certified Genetic Counselors will help you understand your results in the context of your medical and family history.  It is recommended that no irreversible clinical decisions be made based on these screening results alone.