Genetic counselling, patient education, and informed decision-making in the genomic era.

@article{Metcalfe2017GeneticCP,
  title={Genetic counselling, patient education, and informed decision-making in the genomic era.},
  author={Sylvia A Metcalfe},
  journal={Seminars in fetal & neonatal medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={
          142-149
        }
}
Genomic technologies are now being applied to reproductive genetic screening. Circulating cell-free DNA testing in pregnancy for fetal chromosomal abnormalities is becoming more widely used as a screening test, and expanded carrier screening for autosomal and X-linked recessive conditions for more than a hundred conditions is available to couples for testing before and during pregnancy. These are most typically available as a commercial test. The purpose of reproductive genetic screening is to… CONTINUE READING
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