Non-invasive Prenatal Screening
LabSolutions DISCOVER™ test represents a major advance in prenatal testing, providing accurate answers about fetal chromosomal health without the risks associated with invasive procedures.
What is DISCOVER™
The DISCOVER™ prenatal test is a simple and noninvasive blood test that screens for the most common chromosomal variations that can affect the health of your developing baby. The DISCOVER™ test is available for both singleton and twin pregnancies, and results are usually reported back to your healthcare provider within approximately two weeks from sample receipt.
Who to Test?
The DISCOVER™ test offers parents-to-be the option to obtain important information about the health of their developing baby, quickly, accurately and with little to no risk to their pregnancy.
This screening test is usually indicated for pregnant women who meet any of the following criteria:
Patient is considered to be of advanced maternal age at time of delivery
Patient ultrasound shows concerns or abnormalities with fetal growth and/or development
Patient has a personal or family history suggestive of trisomies 21, 18, 13, or other sex chromosome aneuploidies
Patient has an abnormal or “positive” serum screen
What do DISCOVER™ results indicate?
Results tell the provider whether or not trisomies 21, 18, 13 or sex chromosome abnormalities (if ordered) are highly likely to be present in pregnancy. In the case of a positive result, the provider will discuss what the results mean to your pregnancy as well as further testing options to consider.
Your test report will include one of three possible results for chromosomes 21, 18, and 13:
• No Aneuploidy Detected—means the expected number of chromosomes was found.
• Aneuploidy Detected—means too many or too few copies of one of the chromosomes have been identified. This can indicate a chromosome abnormality. Your provider may advise a diagnostic test for confirmation.
• In significantly rare cases, no result is possible. Your healthcare provider will discuss next steps with you.
COMMITTED TO RESEARCH
With its superior technology, the DISCOVER™ test provides clinical evidence showing across-the-whole genome analysis in a real-world population. The performance of the DISCOVER™ prenatal test was evaluated in a major scientific study, which included more than 60 leading US medical research and teaching institutions.
The reassurance of reliable answers — simply, safely, sooner.
A simple, in-office blood test
Less risk of invasive procedures
Lowest test failure rate among non-invasive prenatal tests
Fast results—usually available to your doctor within approximately two weeks