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J. Clin. Med. 2014, 3(3), 1033-1042; doi:10.3390/jcm3031033

Carrier Screening: Past, Present, and Future

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Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology Women's Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1400 Pelham Pkwy South, 1BS16, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
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Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology Women's Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Block Building (Rm 623), Bronx, NY 10461, USA
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Received: 17 June 2014 / Revised: 28 August 2014 / Accepted: 1 September 2014 / Published: 15 September 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Prenatal Genetic Screening and Diagnosis-Part 2)
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Abstract

To date, preconceptual and prenatal patients have been offered gene-by-gene, disorder-by-disorder carrier screening. Newer techniques allow screening of many disorders at one time. The goal of this review is to provide an overview of the current practice and future direction of carrier screening within the preconceptual/prenatal setting. View Full-Text
Keywords: genetic screening; prenatal care; genomic medicine genetic screening; prenatal care; genomic medicine
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Bajaj, K.; Gross, S.J. Carrier Screening: Past, Present, and Future. J. Clin. Med. 2014, 3, 1033-1042.

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