Test Code: NIPT Preferred Name Non-invasive Prenatal Aneuploidy Testing (NIPT)

4-7 days
4-7 days
Non-medicare Item

Test Tubes

ImageSpecimen TypeSpecimen VolumeTube Type
Peripheral Blood10mLCell-Free DNA BCT
Sample must be collected into a Streck Vacutainer tube with a minimum volume of 7 mL.
Tube must be inverted gently 10 times immediately after draw.
Samples are to be stored at Room Temperature.
Patients MUST be >10 weeks gestation to have this test. DO NOT collect if <10 weeks.
Private Patients: Test cost is $449 non-MBS.  Patients must have completed credit card payment details on request form prior to testing.

Testing is performed by VCGS Pathology, also known as percept test.
It is recommended that patients present with percept VCGS request form.  
Alternatively Mater request forms are suitable as long as gestational age of pregnancy is on request.  
Patients must complete payment details on percept request form for billing purposes.

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