Amniocentesis, Amniotic fluid test, AFT – medical illustration
Patient education illustration depicting the Amniocentesis procedure. AFT is a prenatal diagnostic test for chromosomal abnormalities and fetal infections. A small amount of amniotic fluid, which contains fetal tissues, is sampled from the Amniotic sac that surrounds the developing fetus. Fetal DNA is examined for genetic abnormalities. This anatomical artwork is an ideal tool for educating patient before the procedure.