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Blood Test Ethics

Which fundamental values do we want to live by?

As an IGe service(*IGeL stands for “Individuelle Gesundheitsleistung”. This means services which are not covered by the health insurance but need to be paid for privately.), there is a blood test on the market that calls into question our ethical principles for the protection and dignity of life.

However, parents have the right to say no to prenatal diagnosis, which is used to sort out children. Moreover, prenatal diagnosis has nothing to do with precautionary care. It is not mandatory.