Amniocentesis or amnio test is a prenatal test that collects amniotic fluid from the pregnant woman to diagnose malformations of the neural tube, as well as certain genetic and metabolic diseases.
By Elena Izquierdo Trechera M.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), Rebeca Reus BSc, MSc (embryologist) and Sandra Fernández B.A., M.A. (fertility counselor).
Last Update: 11/14/2018