Illumiscreen is a Non-invasive Prenatal Test (NIPT).
NIPT is a blood test that screens pregnancies for chromosomal abnormalities including Down syndrome, Edwards syndrome and Patau syndrome. NIPT has the highest accuracy for Down syndrome among the prenatal screening tests and can be performed anytime from 10 weeks pregnancy onwards. The Illumiscreen test is available for both singleton and twin pregnancies and is the only NIPT processed end to end in New Zealand and available across over 140 collection centres nationally. For further information visit www.illumiscreen.co.nz