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Title: [RSS]Prenatal Down Syndrome Now Detectable with a Simple, Accurate Blood Test
Post by: Feed Bot on March 17, 2011, 06:19:21 PM
Prenatal Down Syndrome Now Detectable with a Simple, Accurate Blood Test

Things are definitely on the move in the field of fetal screening. Researchers at the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics have developed a test that analyzes maternal blood between 11 to 14 weeks of gestation for the presence of fetal trisomy 21, the occurrence of an extra chromosome primarily responsible for Down syndrome. Not [...]

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