Ashkenazi Jewish Genetic Panel (AJGP) - Why Not Be Tested?
There may be reasons you would choose not to have the carrier tests.
- You are already pregnant and the results will not affect your decision to continue your pregnancy.
- Carrier tests are expensive. You may decide not to have the tests if your insurance does not pay for them.
- The tests are not 100% accurate. There is a small chance that you are a carrier even if the results are normal (false-negative).
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
March 12, 2014
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