1-2 ml taken into a heparin tube by an experienced Obstetrician and Gynecologist. cord blood should be delivered at room temperature and on the same day. A short-term blood culture is performed. The reporting process takes 3-4 days. It is performed when the ideal timing for prenatal diagnosis is delayed. It should be presented with genetic counseling.
All pregnancies aged 35 and over
Situations that are more risky than 1/300 in screening tests
Fetal anomalies or suspicious findings detected on ultrasonography
All subsequent pregnancies of women with a history of pregnancy with Down Syndrome.
Those who were found to have pathology in chromosomal analyzes made from amniocentesis or abortion material before and who had an increased risk of chromosomal irregularity recurrence in their next pregnancies
Those who have chromosomal irregularity (translocation, inversion) in their own chromosomal analyzes of the mother and father.
Families at risk for single gene diseases that can be diagnosed prenatally by molecular genetic testing.