The Chorionic Villus Sampling can provide information about your fetus’s genetic condition. This CVS prenatal test is usually done between the 11th and 14th weeks of pregnancy. In addition to revealing various chromosomal and genetic conditions, people also opt for the CVS DNA paternity test. You can consider the CVS technique in various cases as shown below:
If you had a positive result from a prenatal screening test
If the result of a screening test such as the first-trimester screen or noninvasive prenatal screening is positive then you may go for a CVS prenatal test to confirm or rule out the diagnosis.
If you had a chromosomal condition in a previous pregnancy
If your previous pregnancy was affected by any genetic or chromosomal disorder then this current pregnancy has also a high risk of disorder and you should go for the CVS test.
You are 35 or older
Babies born to women of 35 or older years have a high risk of chromosomal disorders such as Down syndrome.
You have a family history of a specific genetic disorder
If your family has a history of genetic conditions or if your partner is affected then there are chances that your baby may also get affected by any genetic disorder.
DNA testing Austin professionals can help you in getting CVS technique and you can also take professional advice before choosing any screening or diagnostic test.