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  • Genetic testing for and detection of the fragile X mutation can be performed on the developing baby before birth through amniocentesis, chorionic villus sampling (CVS), and percutaneous umbilical blood sampling.
  • Percutaneous umbilical blood sampling (PUBS)-A technique used to obtain pure fetal blood from the umbilical cord while the fetus is in utero and also called cordocentesis.
  • Fetal assessment includes percutaneous umbilical cord blood sampling (PUBS) (cordocentesis), amniocentesis, amniotic fluid analysis, and ultrasound.
  • As in percutaneous tests, a reddened, swollen spot develops at the injection site for each substance to which the child is sensitive.
  • In percutaneous or prick testing, a drop of each allergen to be tested is placed on the skin, usually on the forearm or the back.