3Amniocentesis is a prenatal test that allows your healthcare practitioner to gather information about your baby's health from a sample of your amniotic fluid. This is the fluid that surrounds your baby in the uterus.
Amniocentesis is a prenatal test in which a small amount of amniotic fluid is removed from the sac surrounding the fetus for testing. The sample of amniotic fluid is removed through a fine needle inserted into the uterus through the abdomen, under ultrasound guidance.
Amniocentesis is performed to confirm the presensce or absence of GENETICAL DEFECTS in the fetus which otherwise cannot be performed by any other method. Genetic defects such as Down Syndrome, Sickle cell disease, Cystic fibrosis...
FULL KARYOTYPE looks for the number and appearance of chromosomes and analyse the chromosomal structure, number and arrangement. Karyotyping is the confirmatory diagnostic test for chromosomal conditions in fetus.