Update to Panorama screening for twin, egg donor and surrogate pregnancies
LifeLabs Genetics is happy to announce that as of February 1st, 2019, all Panorama non-invasive prenatal tests (NIPTs) will be processed in the genetics laboratory in Toronto, including those performed on twin, egg donor and surrogate pregnancies. These updates are part of our ongoing commitment to providing Canadians with the most accurate and actionable information in prenatal screening.
In twin pregnancies, only the Panorama screen can determine:
The Panorama screen is not appropriate for pregnancies involving twins conceived using an egg donor or surrogate, higher order multiple gestations (≥3 fetuses) or vanishing twins.
Screening options will differ between pregnancy statuses
Please use the table below to help determine which screening options are available for patients. Please note that triploidy will only be reported in singleton gestations.
For more information about the Panorama NIPT and our recent update please visit
www.lifelabsgenetics.com, or contact us directly.
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