Noninvasive prenatal testing for aneuploidy – ready for prime time?


Chitty, Lyn S., Hill, Melissa, White, Helen, Wright, David and Morris, Stephen (2012) Noninvasive prenatal testing for aneuploidy – ready for prime time? American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 206, (4), 269-275. (doi:10.1016/j.ajog.2012.02.021). (PMID:22464064).

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Noninvasive prenatal diagnosis using cell-free fetal DNA in the maternal plasma is moving into routine clinical practice for some indications. Here we discuss exciting developments in noninvasive prenatal diagnosis for aneuploidy afforded by recent publications, including 2 papers published in this journal, and highlight some of the issues that need to be considered before these tests can be implemented as part of routine antenatal care.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 0002-9378 (print)
1097-6868 (electronic)
Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
Q Science > QH Natural history > QH426 Genetics
R Medicine > RG Gynecology and obstetrics
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine > Human Development and Health
ePrint ID: 337938
Date Deposited: 04 May 2012 10:26
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 20:21
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/337938

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