The «Fundamental Research» scientific review (included in the list of leading peer-reviewed scientific journals (Supreme Attestation Commission of the Russian Federation) published an article «Informativity rate analysis of «TEST-SRY» and «TEST-RHD» kits when determining fetal gender and Rh factor" written by the research team of TestGene and GeNext.

This article presents the results of extensive preclinical testing of regent kits «Test-SRY» and «Test-RHD», TestGene for early non-invasive prenatal determining of fetal sex and Rh factor. Conducted an analysis of the data obtained in the course of a multicenter study of 11 remote laboratories results. The study involved 1,817 pregnant women. 1006 were analyzed for sex of the fetus and 811 – Rh of the fetus (all the women who participated in the analysis of rhesus fetus itself had a negative Rh factor). Established indicators: diagnostic accuracy, sensitivity, specifi city, positive predictive value, negative predictive value, as well as the proportion of false-positive and false-negative results.

Authors: Toropovsky AN, Nikitin AG, Zhmyrko EV Skorohodov LS, Belyakov AV Viktorov DA

The full text of the article is here.