Category: Pre-Natal Testing

Disability Japan Pre-Natal Testing

Japanese Govt to Get Involved in Prenatal Tests

The report on a new type of prenatal tests designed to detect chromosomal abnormalities of unborn children from their DNA in expectant mothers’ blood calls for the ministry, academic societies and other parties concerned to establish a new steering committee.

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Japan’s private obstetricians and gynecologists to be allowed to conduct prenatal tests to detect possible chromosome abnormalities

“The Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology’s (JSOG) executive board has decided to allow obstetrician-gynecologists who run their own private practices to conduct blood tests on pregnant women to detect possible chromosome abnormalities such as Down syndrome in their babies.”