What is NACE®?
- A simple peripheral blood extraction from the mother allows free DNA circulating in the maternal plasma to be detected via next generation sequencing technology and advanced bioinformatic analysis.
- NACE is a non-invasive prenatal screening test that analyzes the most frequent chromosomal alterations without compromising the pregnancy from week 10.
Chromosomal normality involves having 23 pairs of chromosomes:
Extra or missing chromosomes leads to health and developmental problems:
2 NACE® options according to your needs
- NACE: is a complete prenatal test to detect anomalies in chromosomes 21, 18, and 13 (Down, Edwards, and Patau syndromes). It also detects the most common anomalies in the sexual chromosomes (X and Y)*.
*Except for twin pregnancies.
- NACE 24: analyzes the full set of chromosomes at the resolution of a standard karyotype. It identifies deletions and duplications that are associated with clinically relevant genetic syndromes.