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Can Methamphetamine be detected in a prenatal genetic screening test?

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Posted on Wed, 10 May 2017
Question: Can a perinatal chromosome test non-invasive detect meth in your system?
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Answered by Dr. Rakhi Tayal (57 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Does not detect meth.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for trusting us with your health concern.
Perinatal chromosomal test cannot detect meth if not tested specifically for it.
Perinatal chromosomal test detects only chromosomal defects. Meth detection is not carried out.
Please feel free to discuss further. I will be glad to answer the follow up queries that you have.
Wishing you good health.
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Dr. Rakhi Tayal.
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Follow up: Dr. Rakhi Tayal (2 hours later)
Thank you not that am happy on this stupid one time mistake...but I feel more at ease.

This is the test just making sure..please advice?
Noninvasive Prenatal Diagnosis
This new blood test, also called cell-free DNA testing, is used to show whether you are at risk for having a baby with chromosome problems. Because it's done by using a sample of your blood, it's less invasive than amniocentesis or CVS.
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Answered by Dr. Rakhi Tayal (53 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
No need to worry.

Detailed Answer:
Hello.
Thanks for writing again.
This test will not detect meth use at all. No need to worry.
Hope my answer is helpful.
Do accept my answer in case there are no further queries.
Regards.
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Can Methamphetamine be detected in a prenatal genetic screening test?

Brief Answer: Does not detect meth. Detailed Answer: Hello, Thanks for trusting us with your health concern. Perinatal chromosomal test cannot detect meth if not tested specifically for it. Perinatal chromosomal test detects only chromosomal defects. Meth detection is not carried out. Please feel free to discuss further. I will be glad to answer the follow up queries that you have. Wishing you good health. Regards. Dr. Rakhi Tayal. For future query, you can directly approach me through my profile URL http://bit.ly/Dr-Rakhi-Tayal