What is NIPD / NIPT?

Discover how prenatal non-invasive testing is possible, and its benefits and limitations

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NIPD for fetal sex determination

Find out how NIPD determines the sex of the fetus, and why this procedure might be offered to a patient

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NIPD for single gene disorders

Learn how NIPD can be used to test for altered genes that have been inherited from the father or have arisen afresh

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NIPT for Down syndrome

Discover how prenatal non-invasive testing can be used to detect Down syndrome and other conditions

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News

Keep up to date with the latest developments of the RAPID project, plus information on laboratories offering non-invasive testing.

Guides to NIPD / NIPT

How non-invasive testing and diagnosis is made possible, what it can be used for, and its limitations and benefits.

Down syndrome evaluation study

The RAPID team is undertaking a year-long study to assess the viability of adding NIPT to the screening pathway within the NHS.

NIPT for Down syndrome

Research midwife co-ordinator Rebecca Daley outlines the key points that healthcare professionals must consider when offering their patients NIPT for Down syndrome

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NHS National Genetics and Genomics Education Centre

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