Prenatal diagnosis of chromosome disorders in Tunisian population.

@article{Chaabouni2001PrenatalDO,
  title={Prenatal diagnosis of chromosome disorders in Tunisian population.},
  author={Habiba Bouhamed Chaabouni and Myriam Chaabouni and Faouzi M{\^a}azoul and Ramzi Mrad and Lamia Ben Jemaa and Nizar Smaoui and Khaled Terras and H Kammoun and Neila Belghith and H. Ridene and Boujemaa Oueslati and Faouzia Zouari},
  journal={Annales de genetique},
  year={2001},
  volume={44 2},
  pages={
          99-104
        }
}
Cytogenetic prenatal diagnosis (PND) is under national health program in most developed countries, while it concerns a small part of population at risk in developing countries. Finance is common reason of absence of PND development, but socio-cultural believes play an important role in Arab Muslim countries. In this paper we report results of 3110 fetal karyotypes carried out in a Tunisian population, by cultured amniocytes analysis. It is the largest report in a Muslim Arab country in our… CONTINUE READING

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