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Before Birth

Prenatal Testing for Genetic Disease

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674429178

Publication Date: 04/11/1990

111 pages

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  • Foreword by Julius B. Richmond, M.D.
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Mechanisms of Inheritance
  • 2. Tests and Procedures
  • 3. Five Common Genetic Diseases
  • 4. Ethical Concerns
  • 5. Prenatal Diagnosis and the Law
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix: Sources of Further Information
  • Index

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