CVS and amniocentesis: diagnostic tests
- Public Health England
- Part of:
- Sickle cell and thalassaemia screening: commission and provide, Population screening programmes: leaflets and how to order them, and Fetal anomalies: screening, conditions, diagnosis, treatment
- First published:
- 1 April 2012
This document explains chorionic villus sampling (CVS) and amniocentesis for health professionals working in antenatal screening.
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This information sheet explains the use of chorionic villus sampling and amniocentesis in antenatal screening.
The document sets out the purpose and method of the procedures, as well as the risks and benefits.
Published: 1 April 2012