Prenatal diagnosis is making a diagnosis before birth. Methods for prenatal diagnosis include
of the uterus,
and the developing
Chorionic villus sampling
(CVS) involves getting a sample of the placental tissue, known as chorionic villus. This is tested for chromosomal or
is used to obtain amniotic fluid from the amniotic sac surrounding the developing foetus. This fluid enables
and enzymes to be tested for genetic and other abnormalities. A growing number of
and diseases can be diagnosed prenatally, and in some cases may be treated before birth.
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