accurate results

Results returned within an average of
3 business days


detection rate

>99% detection rate for trisomy 21
in published studies


false-positive rate

Only 0.06% for trisomy 21


success rate

Only 1.4% of samples cannot be analyzed on the first attempt;
only 0.6% after a second attempt.


Highly qualified medical team
for diagnosis and advice


The Harmony® Test

The Harmony® Test can reliably detect the risk of the chromosomal disorders trisomy 21, trisomy 18, trisomy 13 as well as X- and Y-chromosomal disorders and DiGeorge syndrome. All aspects of the Harmony® Test are carried out according to european standards of quality and data protection.

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Performing Harmony® Test

Advantages of the Harmony® Test

  • Excellent detection rate for trisomy 21, 18 and 13

  • Very low false-positive rate

  • Fast turnaround time

  • Excellent clinical validation in studies with more than 148.000 patients

  • Affordable price

  • Feasibility under heparin treatment

Latest News

Harmony® Test laboratory analysis requires only 3 working days

For pregnant women and their families, waiting for the results of a prenatal test is often a huge mental burden. We are pleased to inform you that Cenata has reduced the analysis time for the Harmony® Test by 25% – to just three working days in average. This means that the results of the Harmony® […]

Harmony® Test CE certified

The FORTE (Fetal-fraction Optimized Risk of Trisomy Evaluation Dynamic Linked Library) software is a cornerstone of the Harmony® Test. It enables the analysis of fetal cell-free DNA (cfDNA) from the maternal plasma, in order to determine the gender of the fetus, the risk for trisomy 21, 18 and 13 and for X and Y chromosomal […]

Procedure of the Harmony® Test

Genetic counseling

Patient requests the Harmony® Test and gets a genetic counseling by obstetrician or human geneticist

Blood sample

Blood sample is taken and the order form is filled out by physician and patient


Blood sample and order form are sent

Test performance

Test is carried out, data is analyzed and the findings are compiled

Receipt of report

Physician reports the findings to the patient including genetic counseling

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