Position Statement: Cell free (cf)DNA screening for Down syndrome in multiple pregnancies

5 October 2020

The International Society for Prenatal Diagnosis (ISPD) has published a position statement in Prenatal Diagnosis on the use of cell-free DNA testing to screen multifetal pregnancies for Down syndrome and other autosomal trisomies. The position statement includes recommendations on the use of cell-free DNA testing, noting that the literature shows such testing to be appropriate for screening twin pregnancies and may also be a viable option for screening triplet pregnancies.

Read the Position Statement