The attitude of women toward current and future possibilities of diagnostic testing in maternal blood using fetal DNA

@article{Kooij2009TheAO,
  title={The attitude of women toward current and future possibilities of diagnostic testing in maternal blood using fetal DNA},
  author={Loes Kooij and Tjeerd Tymstra and P. van den Berg},
  journal={Prenatal Diagnosis},
  year={2009},
  volume={29}
}
To determine the opinions of women about the new developments in the field of noninvasive prenatal diagnosis (NIPD). 
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