Instructions regarding blood sampling and shipping are provided in the NIPT by GenePlanet testing kit manual.
Taking a sample is very simple. In essence, the venipuncture site must be disinfected and 10 ml of peripheral venous blood from the pregnant woman should then be drawn and placed into the test tube that is provided with The NIPT by GenePlanet kit. This should then be shipped with our designated courier according to the test kit instruction manual.
NIPT by GenePlanet has a 2.18 % re-sampling rate and a 0.069 % no call rate.
NIPT by GenePlanet offers one of the most competitive pricing structures in the industry. Test prices do vary regionally. Please contact us for specific information regarding test prices in your country.
The NIPT by GenePlanet uses whole-genome sequencing and massively parallel sequencing technology. Please refer to the NIPT test methodology section for further information.
NIPT by GenePlanet has a false positive rate of 0.017 % based on our internal data of over 600,000 tested samples. Please refer to the clinical data section for further information on our externally validated sensitivity rates.
NIPT by GenePlanet will release test results in a test report form electronically within 10 working days of receiving the blood sample. Reports will be sent to the healthcare provider who performed the test.
Test results will be shown as high or low risk, with specific risk scores for trisomies 21, 18 and 13.
If additional testing options have been selected for deletion or duplication syndromes and/or sex chromosomal aneuploidies, a risk indication of low or high risk will also be indicated.
NIPT by GenePlanet testing for trisomies 21, 18 and 13 is only available for singleton and twin pregnancies.
The full range of NIPT by GenePlaneting options is available for IVF and egg donor pregnancies.