New Down’s syndrome test more accurate than current screening

April 2, 2015 3:31 PM

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“Blood test for Down’s syndrome 'gives better results'," reports BBC News today. The test, which is based on spotting fragments of "rogue DNA", achieved impressive results in a series of trials.

A study of over 15,000 women found that the new blood test more accurately identifies pregnancies with Down's syndrome than the test currently used.

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