Percutaneous umbilical cord blood sampling (PUBS), also called cordocentesis, fetal blood sampling, or umbilical vein sampling is a diagnostic genetic test that examines blood from the fetal umbilical cord to detect fetal abnormalities. Fetal and maternal blood supply are typically connected in utero with one vein and two arteries to the fetus. The umbilical vein is responsible for delivering oxygen rich blood to the fetus from the mother; the umbilical arteries are responsible for removing oxygen poor blood from the fetus. This allows for the fetus
No special preparation is needed for Foetal Cord Blood Karyotype Bone Marrow. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing Foetal Cord Blood Karyotype Bone Marrow. Your doctor depending on your condition will give specific instructions.
|All age groups
|Results depend on the type of Chromosomal anomaly / abnormality