Sonic Genetics is committed to providing tests of high quality that provide useful information, and to making them as widely available as possible. We wanted to also be prepared if our baby faced any potential chromosomal conditions. The pregnancy is not put at risk of miscarriage, or from other adverse outcomes that are associated with invasive testing procedures such as amnioecentesis. I'm pretty sure my midwife will just roll it into her global fee. Greater than 99% chance of Downs. I has to call BabyBond this morning to chase the results and all of a sudden the lab called me back. That is wrong on so many levels.
In rare circumstances the result can take longer than 7 days. Shopping is so much fun!! Totally understand why you're on edge! My wife and I really appreciate the well wishes. What are you high risk for? I know there was one one here at one point, but I cant find it. We also offer home collection across Canada for this test. Please flag if you think our product match is incorrect. We understand it can be a stressful time waiting for results and we will endeavour to communicate any delays to our patients as soon as we receive information from the laboratory.
The primary purpose of Harmony is to detect autosomal abnormalities. The follow-up options presented to my husband and me were not satisfying to us. I'm sure I'll go back and erase it later when I come to my senses, but seriously people. I have heard of some people getting their results sooner, was just wondering if anyone here has had this test done recently and how long it took to get results?? The test looks to detect the following trisomies: Trisomy 21 is the most common trisomy, at the time of birth. Have a comparison with private healthcare elsewhere and must say that The Birth Company was just how I would like to be treated when I pay for medical services - attentively, calmly, friendly, in a pleasant environment that doesn't look like hospital.
These scans should still be undertaken. In addition, if the baby does not cooperate for the nuchal translucency test you are looking at decreased sensitivity of results. Will the mother need to have any other test? We aim to have the results of the 2 sample tubes to you within 10 working days, you will then be contacted at this point to see if you would like to go ahead with the redraw, if so it can be up to 10 further working days before you can expect a result. The differences in price may reflect different services that are bundled with the test, different costs in providing the test, and different profit margins for the providers. When would the results be in? For twin pregnancies male results apply to one or both foetuses. Thank you so much one and all! We explained the situation and was treated very professionally and with good care.
You can have the screening for sex abnormalities done which will of course reveal the gender — I had this done but made sure I was only told if the result was all clear or not but not the gender as I wanted it to be a surprise. I know a lot of women have it done so that they have the ability to abort the fetus if it came back positive for chromosomal defects, but we wouldn't do that. But I don't know if I can wait a week after the results are supposed to be in. Website says 7 days but customer service is saying 10 business days. If you've had the test how many days did it take to get back? Who calls you with the Harmony results? But that's neither here nor there, really I'm just happy for you guys that you got some great news! The conditions are associated with severe mental handicap and several physical defects. All women should discuss their results with their healthcare provider, who can recommend confirmatory, diagnostic testing where appropriate. Harmony provides a risk assessment, not a diagnosis and results should be considered in the context of other clinical criteria.
However, having a super expensive test done solely to sex your baby, that is waste and possibly insurance fraud, if it was intentionally miscoded and contributes to the rise in cost for everyone. By undergoing unnecessary by your own admission tests, you are driving up the cost of healthcare. The results came really quickly. The result comes in two forms. And now it's time to think pink and shop shop shop! I might feel differently if this was an abuse of a welfare system but you paid for your insurance! I know I am being wickedly judgmental with this post.
. It is a new option in prenatal screening for Down syndrome Trisomy 21 and other fetal chromosomal conditions Trisomies 18 and 13 , X and Y chromosome conditions. However the Harmony test is specific to trisomys 21, 18, 13, X and Y and does not detect all cases of chromosome abnormalities or genetic defects. Did you start shopping already? Can I have the Harmony Prenatal Test when I am expecting twins? Trisomy 18 Edwards syndrome and Trisomy 13 Patau syndrome are associated with a high rate of miscarriage. I am so glad that I chose to take the Harmony test. You will then be asked to return for a blood test where 2 tubes of blood will be taken from your arm, which will then be sent for lab testing.
My midwife finally called Harmony directly to find out why the hold up. You should only proceed with this test on the basis that you understand and accept this. I sent the test off Mon and tracked it. I soon received the results, which showed that my baby had a very low chance of having Down syndrome, and other two conditions tested. New England J of Medicine. I found out that the Harmony test has a higher accuracy than the older screening tests, so I asked my doctor for it. I wish you the best of luck.