Archive for November 28th, 2010
You are pregnant, you visit your doctor for a routine exam and now he will prescribe an amniocentesis. Panicked face this complicated word, can you imagine the worst. Madam not panic!
Amniocentesis is a sample of amniotic fluid. The levy, after examination, allows for the counting of chromosomes (karyotype) to determine whether there:
- A risk of chromosomal abnormality that can cause genetic diseases related to sex of child
- A risk of trisomy 21
- A risk of hereditary diseases
- Risk of malformations of the central nervous system.