Research Article| Volume 12, ISSUE 3, P493-502, September 1992

Prenatal Genetics in Laboratory Medicine: A Cytogeneticist’s Perspective

  • Jayavanthi Satish
    Address reprint requests to: Jayavanthi Satish, PhD, Molecular Pathology and Genetics, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Belvedere at Greenspring Avenues, Baltimore, MD 21215
    From the Departments of Molecular Pathology and Genetics, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland
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      A concise review of current trends in prenatal genetic diagnosis for the nongeneticist is presented in this article. Its impact on the practice of clinical laboratory medicine today is discussed, and an attempt is made to capture the sense of the growing body of knowledge and excitement in prenatal genetic diagnostic technology, and the fountain of possibilities it has created for prenatal care.
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