maternal serum screening tests


Summary: Analysis of the level of specific BIOMARKERS in a pregnant woman's sera to identify those at risk for PREGNANCY COMPLICATIONS or BIRTH DEFECTS.

Top Publications

  1. Yao H, Zhang L, Zhang H, Jiang F, Hu H, Chen F, et al. Noninvasive prenatal genetic testing for fetal aneuploidy detects maternal trisomy X. Prenat Diagn. 2012;32:1114-6 pubmed publisher
  2. Oepkes D, Yaron Y, Kozlowski P, Rego de Sousa M, Bartha J, van den Akker E, et al. Counseling for non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT): what pregnant women may want to know. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2014;44:1-5 pubmed publisher
  3. Takoudes T, Hamar B. Performance of non-invasive prenatal testing when fetal cell-free DNA is absent. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2015;45:112 pubmed publisher
  4. Jiang T, Ding J, Zhang X, Zhang X, Zhang B, Wang T, et al. Analysis of Down syndrome failed to be diagnosed after prenatal screening: A multicenter study. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017;96:e7166 pubmed publisher
    ..The prediction mode of hCG MoM and AFP MoM might be able to help us reduce the missed diagnosis. It is also necessary to adjust more reasonable range of noninvasive prenatal testing with further clinical researches. ..
  5. Yu B, Lu B, Zhang B, Zhang X, Chen Y, Zhou Q, et al. Overall evaluation of the clinical value of prenatal screening for fetal-free DNA in maternal blood. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017;96:e7114 pubmed publisher
    ..We should deepen mining and analyzing the clinical data, and explore the use of NIPT more reasonably from the perspective of evidence-based medicine. ..
  6. Choi H, Lau T, Jiang F, Chan M, Zhang H, Lo P, et al. Fetal aneuploidy screening by maternal plasma DNA sequencing: 'false positive' due to confined placental mosaicism. Prenat Diagn. 2013;33:198-200 pubmed publisher
  7. Grati F, Ferreira J, Bajaj K. Noninvasive prenatal screening for fetal trisomies 21, 18, 13 and the common sex chromosome aneuploidies from maternal blood using massively parallel genomic sequencing of DNA. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014;211:711-2 pubmed publisher
  8. Gross S, Ryan A, Benn P. Noninvasive prenatal testing for 22q11.2 deletion syndrome: deeper sequencing increases the positive predictive value. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015;213:254-5 pubmed publisher