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Non-Invasive Determination of Fetal Chromosome Abnormalities

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00891852
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified April 2009 by Lenetix Medical Screening Laboratory.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : May 1, 2009
Last Update Posted : May 1, 2009
Information provided by:
Lenetix Medical Screening Laboratory

Brief Summary:
The overall significance of this study is to develop a laboratory developed test (LDT) to use a new marker in the maternal blood to better identify pregnancies that have a child with a chromosome abnormality such as Down syndrome (trisomy 21), Edward's syndrome (trisomy 18), Patau syndrome (trisomy 13), Klinefelter syndrome, (47, XXY), and other chromosome abnormalities. Accomplishing that task would reduce the need for invasive amniocentesis and CVS procedures.

Condition or disease
Down Syndrome (Trisomy 21) Edward's Syndrome (Trisomy 18) Patau Syndrome (Trisomy 13) Klinefelter Syndrome (47, XXY) and Other Chromosome Abnormalities.

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 1000 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Non-Invasive Determination of Fetal Chromosome Abnormalities
Study Start Date : January 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2009

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
The investigators anticipate enrolling 1000 subjects who are presenting for prenatal diagnosis by CVS or genetic amniocentesis for increased risk for fetal aneuploidy.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • This study is only applicable to women who are between 8 and 30 weeks' gestation and who have been determined increased risk for fetal aneuploidy. In the interest of expediting and simplifying this study, the investigators want only women who have already decided to undergo second-trimester amniocentesis or CVS.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • The only exclusion criteria are those mentioned.

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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00891852

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United States, Maryland
Maryland Perinatal Associates Recruiting
Rockville, Maryland, United States, 20850
Contact: Elizabeth Kramer, GC    301-251-8611   
United States, New Jersey
Atlantic Maternal Fetal Medicine Recruiting
Moristown, New Jersey, United States, 07960
Contact: Diane London, Perinatal Nurse    973-971-7080   
United States, New York
Winthrop University Hospital Recruiting
Mineola, New York, United States, 11501
Contact: Martin Chavez, MD    516-663-3020   
Elite Women's Health Recruiting
New Hyde Park, New York, United States, 11042
Contact: Jonathan D Herman, MD    516-358-1200   
Columbia University, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Recruiting
New York, New York, United States, 10022
Contact: Erica Speigel, GC    212-305-1327   
Contact: Anne Van Der Veer    212-305-1327   
New York Perinatal Associates Recruiting
New York, New York, United States, 10128
Contact: Daniel Saltzman, MD    201-370-5277   
United States, Vermont
UVM Recruiting
Burlington, Vermont, United States, 05405
Contact: Stephen A Brown, MD    802-656-4775   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Lenetix Medical Screening Laboratory
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Principal Investigator: Stephen A Brown, MD Lenetix, Inc.
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Responsible Party: Leonard Kellner, Lenetix, Inc. Identifier: NCT00891852    
Other Study ID Numbers: 110106-1
First Posted: May 1, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 1, 2009
Last Verified: April 2009
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Down Syndrome
Trisomy 13 Syndrome
Klinefelter Syndrome
Trisomy 18 Syndrome
Congenital Abnormalities
Chromosome Disorders
Chromosome Aberrations
Pathologic Processes
Intellectual Disability
Neurobehavioral Manifestations
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Abnormalities, Multiple
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Chromosome Duplication
Sex Chromosome Disorders of Sex Development
Disorders of Sex Development
Urogenital Abnormalities
Sex Chromosome Disorders
Gonadal Disorders
Endocrine System Diseases
Heart Defects, Congenital
Cardiovascular Abnormalities
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases