At Dooradoyle Medical Centre , we now offer the Harmony Prenatal test to antenatal patients.
When you are pregnant, your blood contains fragments of your baby’s DNA
Hamony Prenatal test is a simple blood test which is performed to assess the risk of Down syndrome ( Trisomy 21) and two other genetic conditions- Edwards syndrome ( trisomy18 ) and Patau syndrome ( Trisomy 13). Harmony Prenatal test can also be used to evaluate X and Y sex chromosomes as early as 10 weeks.
This test is performed between 10 and 12 weeks of pregnancy and the results are usually available within two weeks.
It is a very accurate test and will detect over 99% of pregnancies with Down syndrome.
For further information on Harmony Prenatal test- please click on this link.
If you are interested in having the Harmony Test please discuss with the doctor at your booking visit.