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Screening Tests in Pregnancy – Sickle Cell Disease & Thalassaemia

Screening Tests in Pregnancy - Sickle Cell Disease & Thalassaemia What is Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) and Thalassaemia? Both disorders are serious genetically inherited conditions that affect the way oxygen is carried around the body. Being...

Screening Tests in Pregnancy – 20 week scan

Screening Tests in Pregnancy - 20 week scan  Early in your pregnancy you will be asked if you want to have the 20 week scan. This may also be called the 'anomaly scan' or the 'mid...

Screening Tests in Pregnancy – Screening for Trisomies

Screening Tests in Pregnancy - Screening for Trisomies Down's Syndrome, Patau's Syndrome and Edward's Syndrome. Combined Screening, Quadruple Test and Non Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) These syndromes are also called trisomies. We have 23 pairs of chromosomes...

Screening Tests in Pregnancy – Infectious Diseases

Screening Tests in Pregnancy - Infectious Diseases Infectious diseases. The test for infectious diseases is one sample of blood taken at the booking appointment with consent.The results are usually given to you at your next antenatal...

What you need to know about: Screening Tests in Pregnancy

What you need to know about: Screening Tests in Pregnancy  So you've had the positive pregnancy test, you're over the moon/petrified/excited/scared. You've been to the doctor and they've given you loads of information to read. You...

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