Screening, early neonatal diagnosis and prenatal diagnosis

Kuzemko, J. A.
January 1986
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine (Supplement);Jan1986, Vol. 79 Issue 12, p2
Academic Journal
The article focuses on studies of cystic fibrosis (CF), which may be of importance in diagnosis, carrier detection and molecular pathology. The methods used in carrier detection for CF are shown, including arginine esterase deficiency and sodium accumulation abnormality. It also discusses the use of amniotic fluid cells in establishing the diagnosis of CF in fetus.


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