Fetal aneuploidy screening by maternal plasma DNA sequencing: ‘False positive’ due to confined placental mosaicism
Funding sources: None
Conflicts of interest: The co-authors, Fuman Jiang, Mei Ki Chan, Hongyun Zhang, Fang Chen, Lei Zhang and Wei Wang are employees of BGI.
Correspondence to: Wei Wang. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
What's already known about this topic?
- Non-invasive prenatal testing by maternal plasma DNA sequencing is highly sensitive and specific in detecting fetal aneuploidies.
What does this study add?
- We report a case of ‘false positive’ result of NIPT because of confined placental mosaicism.