Prenatal genetic carrier testing using triple disease screening.

@article{Eng1997PrenatalGC,
  title={Prenatal genetic carrier testing using triple disease screening.},
  author={Christine M. Eng and Clyde Schechter and Jane Robinowitz and George Fulop and Tania S. Burgert and Boaz Levy and Randi E. Zinberg and Robert J Desnick},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1997},
  volume={278 15},
  pages={1268-72}
}
CONTEXT Rapid progress in gene discovery has dramatically increased diagnostic capabilities for carrier screening and prenatal testing for genetic diseases. However, simultaneous prenatal carrier screening for prevalent genetic disease has not been evaluated, and patient acceptance and attitudes toward this testing strategy remain undefined. OBJECTIVE To evaluate an educational, counseling, and carrier testing program for 3 genetic disorders: Tay-Sachs disease (TSD), type 1 Gaucher disease… CONTINUE READING

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