Quick,
accurate results

Results returned within an average of
3 business days - free of charge

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Excellent
detection rate

>99% detection rate for trisomy 21
in published studies

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Low
false-positive rate

Only 0.06% for trisomy 21

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High
success rate

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

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Highly qualified medical team
for diagnosis and advice

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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.

Expert opinions on non-invasive prenatal screening test (NIPT)

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

Detection of DiGeorge syndrome (microdeletion 22q11.2)

The DiGeorge syndrome is the second most common cause of a delay in fetal development and of severe congenital heart defects [1, 2]. The postnatal prevalence is about 1: 4000 to 1: 6000 [2]. Recent data show that the prenatal prevalence can reach up to 1: 1000 [3]. The DiGeorge syndrome is caused by a […]

Public holidays

Please be advised that Cenata is operating reduced hours during the Easter period. Cenata will be closed on March 30 and April 2. We apologize for any inconvenience that this public holiday may cause to the timeliness of your test and results.


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


Shipping

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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