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... get a quick result they do not culture the cells the same way they do for full karyotyping and thus, they do not necessarily "capture" the cells during the part of the cell cycle when they have exactly 23 pairs of chromosomes and by necessity some of the cells will have more chromosomes . ... (1 replies)
... Congratulations on your results, what a relief for you and your family. I had the FISH test with my daughter, it was normal and the final full karyotype was normal too. ... (3 replies)
... D The doctor has reassured me that it is highly unlikely and very rare for the final tests results to show any different, but I was wondering if any of you had this fish test done and got a normal then still turned out your baby had DS ? ... (3 replies)

... with a "mosaic" pattern. I have no idea what to make of this. There is little to no information available on the FISH. The results of the amnio probably won't be back until early next week but it would be nice to know what this means. Help! ... (1 replies)
... First of all, I am sorry that your grandbaby was born with a genetic disorder, but information is your friend, so its good that you are researching things. ... (1 replies)
... Our first grandbaby was born 2 weeks ago and we suspected down syndrome. A FISH test was performed with a positive result of Trisomy 21 with 6 cells affected. ... (1 replies)
... I'm still waiting for the full report of the amnio which should be in around the 22nd but the FISH test only took 48hrs for results. These results have easied our minds somewhat but I'm looking forward to the full report. ... (7 replies)
... but until you find out for sure, please do what you can to keep your mind off of the test result. ... (4 replies)
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... scan and blood test a couple of weeks ago and it came back I have a 1 in 9 chance of my baby having DS... ... (4 replies)
... Hi thanks for the reply :) That is what I thought but they do clearly tell you that its not 100 % , I guess they have to allow for mistakes....My understanding of it from all the research I done was that it was 98% accurate....Anyway I plan on phoning the hospital tomorrow morning to see if the final results are in, but Im sure Im just panicking for nothing :) thanks again for... (3 replies)
... The amnio was not that bad. It hurt more coming out then going in. I would do it again if we decide to have a third child. If you do the amnio ask about the fish test. ... (24 replies)
... I remember reading some posts about this on the pregancy board not to long ago. It was woman talking about getting false test results for DS and all the stress they were going through. Try and do a search on that board. ... (7 replies)
... onal charge and since it can be a challenge for them to educate their child, often will they experience a greater reward in their beautiful task than the parents of a "normal" kid. Ds kids are usually said to be a lot more affectionate and sensitive. ... (13 replies)

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