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August 22nd, 2017

Three genetic tests to improve prenatal screening

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Article by Sharon Rosen New genomic technology is reshaping perinatal screening, which is testing before and during pregnancy to assess the health of a baby. Now pregnant women can have their baby initially screened for genetic disorders, such as Down syndrome, through the use of a newer blood test that evaluates DNA from the placenta […]

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Tags: Cell free DNA testing, DNA testing, Dr. Myra Wick, expanded carrier screening, genetic counseling, Genetic testing, Prenatal screening, Prenatal testing, Whole exome sequencing


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