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嬰幼兒基因篩檢的重要性

小朋友將來的健康及發展取決於年幼階段的生長情況,雖然一些健康問題例如視覺受損可以於3歲前發現,但如自閉症這類問題則不易察覺,有機會要到3歲後才能診斷。

嬰幼兒基因篩檢可以及早檢測多種染色體異常及疾病風險,幫助父母提早應對,避免在不知情的狀況下對孩子造成不可挽回的傷害。


基因篩查服務有效檢測117種染色體異常,包括自閉症、智力障礙、發育遲緩、癲癇、貧血、器官畸形、社交 礙等等,以及6種基因異變疾病,包括濕疹、專注力失調及過度活躍症、哮喘、過敏性鼻炎、威爾遜病及聽力障礙。及早發現可以盡早制定疾病預防、管理及舒緩的方案。





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