Pediatric medicine and the genetic disorders of the Amish and Mennonite people of Pennsylvania

@article{Morton2003PediatricMA,
  title={Pediatric medicine and the genetic disorders of the Amish and Mennonite people of Pennsylvania},
  author={D. Holmes Morton and Caroline S. Morton and Kevin A. Strauss and Donna L. Robinson and Erik G Puffenberger and Christine L Hendrickson and Richard I Kelley},
  journal={American Journal of Medical Genetics Part C: Seminars in Medical Genetics},
  year={2003},
  volume={121C}
}
  • D. Morton, C. Morton, +4 authors R. Kelley
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • American Journal of Medical Genetics Part C: Seminars in Medical Genetics
The Clinic for Special Children in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, is a community-supported, nonprofit pediatric medical practice for Amish and Mennonite children who have genetic disorders. [...] Key Method In the clinic laboratory we perform amino acid analyses by high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), organic acid analyses by gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC/MS), and molecular diagnoses and carrier tests by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) amplification and sequencing or restriction digestion…Expand

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