Three-month follow-up of Western and non-Western participants in a study on preconceptional ancestry-based carrier couple screening for cystic fibrosis and hemoglobinopathies in the Netherlands

@article{Lakeman2008ThreemonthFO,
  title={Three-month follow-up of Western and non-Western participants in a study on preconceptional ancestry-based carrier couple screening for cystic fibrosis and hemoglobinopathies in the Netherlands},
  author={Phillis Lakeman and Anne Marie Catharina Plass and Lidewij Henneman and Pieter Dirk Bezemer and Martina C Cornel and Leo Pieter ten Kate},
  journal={Genetics in Medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={10},
  pages={820-830}
}
Objective: To study psychological outcomes, knowledge, recall and understanding of test-results, satisfaction, and reproductive intentions among 97 Western and 46 non-Western participants in a unique preconceptional carrier screening study for both cystic fibrosis and hemoglobinopathies in a multiethnic population the Netherlands, in which a couple's eligibility for cystic fibrosis and/or hemoglobinopathies testing was based on both partners' ancestry.Methods: Questionnaires before and after… CONTINUE READING

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