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Determining Risk for Cystic Fibrosis

Determining Risk for Cystic Fibrosis
Pregnant women face a growing number of options to detect, prevent or avoid disease in their expected children. These options include testing a fetus during pregnancy (prenatal testing) and checking for disease in the child shortly after birth (newborn testing). A third choice - carrier testing - is a way in which couples planning a pregnancy can assess their own risk ... Full story
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