Why is an amniocentesis test performed?

Answer Generally an amnio is done to determine any chromosomal problems that might be suggestive during pregnancy. In is an invasive procedure so it is only done if necessary or if the mother requests and... Read More »

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How much is an Amniocentesis test?

over 4000$ total bill, insurance covered 1300$,I have to pay around 2700$, (2010, Mashfield clinic)I didn`t know it`s so expensive for my family,Should I have skip it,...

Does an amniocentesis test detect alcohol consumption?

The amount of alcohol consumed during pregnancy is not detected by an amniocentesis. The test searches for chromosomal disorders, like Down Syndrome, and checks for genetic disorders, urine infecti... Read More »

How is a rabies test performed?

The virus Rhabdovirdae causes the infectious disease rabies. Rabies is only contracted from being scratched or bitten by a rabid animal. Only mammals, not birds or reptiles, can become infected wit... Read More »

How early can a paternity test be performed?

According to the American Pregnancy Association, a DNA paternity test can be performed as early as the end of the first trimester. This is approximately 10 weeks into the pregnancy and will use the... Read More »