Publications

SneakPeek Snap: A Painless Microneedle-Based Push-Button Device for Early Fetal Sex Determination

International Journal of Pregnancy & Child Birth – June 4, 2021

The advancement of prenatal DNA technology and growing demand for early fetal sex determination have created a need for a simple and easy-to-use blood collection device that eliminates the pain and difficulty individuals encounter when utilizing traditional methods of blood collection such as venipuncture or lancet fingerstick. In this study, Gateway Genomics, the leading provider of fetal sex testing, introduces “SneakPeek Snap”, a novel microneedle-based, self-administered blood collection device that simplifies at-home blood collection for fetal sex testing.

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Large scale follow-up research study: SneakPeek® Early Gender DNA Test 99.9% accurate for fetal sex by live-birth confirmation

International Journal of Pregnancy & Child Birth – December 29, 2020

Early fetal sex determination has become more prevalent among parents interested in planning for their unborn child. Current advances in non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) have facilitated this desire with safe and efficient methods such as the SneakPeek® Early Gender DNA Test (“SneakPeek”).

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Motivations behind Early Fetal Sex Determination

Clinics in Mother and Child Health – October 14, 2020

There are many momentous events that accompany the journey of childbirth, one of which is the discovery of the fetus’s sex. What most expecting families are unaware of is that in addition to the traditional approaches, there exists newer developed technologies that allow for an earlier determination of the fetus’s sex.

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Reported Benefits of Early Fetal Sex Determination

International Journal of Pregnancy & Child Birth – June 3, 2020

In order to assess the perceived benefits of early fetal sex determination, Gateway Genomics constructed a study in which postpartum women provided insight into the effect of the early gender test on their pregnancy journey. Results from the survey confirm that early fetal sex determination does confer various benefits to the childbearing process.

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Accurate Fetal Sex Determination from Maternal Blood at 8 Weeks Gestation

International Journal of Pregnancy & Child Birth – July 8, 2019

Prior studies have shown that SneakPeek® Early Gender Test can accurately determine fetal sex as early as 9 weeks gestation using a qPCR-based assay. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical performance of SneakPeek® for noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT) to determine fetal sex at an earlier time point: 8 weeks gestation.

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Self-Collection of Maternal Blood for Fetal Sex Determination Using Cell-Free DNA

Journal of Pregnancy & Child Health – March 1, 2019

SneakPeek® Early Gender Test (Gateway Genomics) is a qPCR-based assay that utilizes a microvolume of maternal plasma to determine the fetal sex as early as 9 weeks gestation. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the accuracy of SneakPeek Early Gender Test for fetal sex determination in self-collected maternal blood samples.

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Early Fetal Sex Determination using Cell-Free DNA in Micro-Volume of Maternal Plasma

Journal of Pregnancy & Child Health – December 2, 2017

A qPCR-based assay, SneakPeek® Early Gender Test (Gateway Genomics), has been developed to determine fetal sex as early as 9 weeks gestation using a micro-volume of maternal plasma. The purpose of this study was to assess the clinical performance of SneakPeek for noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT) of fetal sex.

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What do I do if the blood sample does not coat the test tube and mix with the preservative?
How do I dispose of the SneakPeek Snap device?
What is the maximum amount of time I should leave SneakPeek Snap on my arm if I’m not collecting enough blood?
Can my SneakPeek Snap helper be male?
What do I do if no blood at all is collected with SneakPeek Snap?
How does the microneedle part of SneakPeek Snap work?
Can I use SneakPeek Snap on my leg instead?
Will tattoos affect my blood sample and results with SneakPeek Snap?
I didn’t get enough blood the first time, can I try it again with the same SneakPeek Snap device?
Can I have a helper for using SneakPeek Snap?
How can I request that the raw data from my SneakPeek Traits DNA sample is deleted?
Can I request the raw data from my SneakPeek Traits DNA sample?
How does the test work and is it accurate?
What is the SneakPeek Traits testing process?
How are the SneakPeek Traits reports developed?
How will I be notified when my SneakPeek Traits reports are ready?
How can I view my SneakPeek Traits reports?
When will my SneakPeek Traits sample be received at your lab? How will I know it arrived safely?
How long does the SneakPeek Traits Results process take?
When will I receive my SneakPeek Traits collection kit?
My child did not cooperate with swabbing, and I was not able to fully collect both swabs.
The swab accidentally touched my child’s teeth, lips, or gums.
I dropped a swab on the floor before swabbing the child, or something else happened to the swab. Can I wash the swab?
I accidentally touched the swab head with my fingers.
There are two swabs in my At-Home DNA Swab Kit. Can I use them on two different people?
Can SneakPeek Traits Early DNA Test be used during pregnancy?
Does SneakPeek Traits Early DNA Test enable me to find DNA relatives or matches?
Is SneakPeek Traits Early DNA Test a paternity test?
Who can use SneakPeek Traits Early DNA Test?
If I purchase a second test for a different family member at a separate time, how are the tests linked together under the same main family account?
Can I purchase additional reports for a family member?
Why is SneakPeek Gender more accurate now?
Why do I need to wait until 8 weeks, when there are 7-week women in the study?
What if I can’t hear my baby’s heartbeat?
Is it safe to use a Fetal Doppler?
How does a Fetal Doppler work?
I used last menstrual period (LMP) to calculate 8 weeks into pregnancy. Are my test results reliable?
Can I purchase SneakPeek early and take it when I’m at 8 weeks?
If I can’t enter a post office due to social distancing or limited hours, are there other ways to return?
Is COVID-19 impacting SneakPeek shipping or results timelines?
In light of COVID-19, is SneakPeek Labs still accepting return samples?
Are SneakPeek products safe from COVID-19?
Why has the results email changed to show a check mark instead of a percentage?
How do I activate my SneakPeek At-Home test kit?
Can I buy the SneakPeek test kit now and use it later?
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Is SneakPeek a pregnancy test?
My blood sample was taken at a participating location. What is the status of my results?
Is shipping free?
Does taking progesterone or other hormones affect my results?
Do blood thinners affect my results?
Do you ship to APO/FPO/DPO addresses?
I’ve seen gender predictor tests that use urine samples. How is SneakPeek different?
What is the difference between SneakPeek Gender At-Home and SneakPeek Gender Clinical?
Can I take the SneakPeek Test if I’m breastfeeding?
Do hormone disorders such as PCOS affect my results?
How is my privacy protected?
Is the test safe?
How quickly will I receive my refund?
When is SneakPeek Customer Care available?
What do I do if I have a question about my order?
I’m having twins. Can SneakPeek determine the gender of each one?
What is SneakPeek’s guarantee?
I’ve previously had a boy. Will that affect my test result?
Does a previous miscarriage affect my test results?
How do I ensure an accurate test result?
I can’t find my results email, what do I do?
When will I receive my results?
How are my results given to me?
How will I know you received my sample?
I don’t want my gender results to be sent to my email address. Can I have them sent to someone else?
What email address should I provide during checkout?
Can I track my sample?
What is the shipping timeline?
How long does my sample stay stable after collection? How long can it stay stable during shipping?
What is the difference between SneakPeek Standard and SneakPeek FastTrack?
Can I use SneakPeek if I am having a multiple-birth pregnancy?
How is the DNA blood sample taken?
How accurate is the SneakPeek Early Gender DNA Test?
When can I use the SneakPeek test?
When in my pregnancy can I take the SneakPeek Test?
Do you have a pregnancy calculator that tells me when I can take the test?
How does the SneakPeek Test work?
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