Changing trends in carrier screening for genetic disease in the United States.

@article{Nazareth2015ChangingTI,
  title={Changing trends in carrier screening for genetic disease in the United States.},
  author={Shivani B. Nazareth and Gabriel A Lazarin and James D. Goldberg},
  journal={Prenatal diagnosis},
  year={2015},
  volume={35 10},
  pages={931-5}
}
Genetic disease is the leading cause of infant death in the United States, accounting for approximately 20% of annual infant mortality. Advances in genomic medicine and technological platforms have made possible low cost, pan-ethnic expanded genetic screening that enables obstetric care providers to offer screening for over 100 recessive genetic diseases. However, the rapid integration of genomic medicine into routine obstetric practice has raised some concerns about the practical… CONTINUE READING

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