Knowing early, safely.


iGene® NIPT tests for Down Syndrome and other chromosomal abnormalities and can be done with a simple blood draw from the mother, from ten weeks gestation.

What is iGene® NIPT?

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iGene® Non-Invasive Prenatal Test (NIPT) that analyses cell-free fetal DNA (cffDNA) present in maternal blood. This DNA comes from the placenta and circulates freely in the maternal bloodstream. 


iGene® NIPT screens for Trisomy 21 (Down Syndrome), Trisomy 18 (Edward Syndrome), Trisomy 13 (Patau Syndrome), Sex Chromosome Aneuploidies and selected Deletions[1].

iGene® NIPT is powered by BGI Technology

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1. Zhang et al.,Ultrasound Obstet. & Gynecol 2015