Screening for aneuploidy

M. I. Evans, J. E. O'Brien, A. Johnson

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Abstract

Over the past 15 years, biochemical screening for chromosomal abnormalities, particularly Down's syndrome, has advanced from being extremely naive, to now somewhat more sophisticated. Sensitivities have gone from 20% to 60-70%. Considerable work is still required to not only increase the sensitivity, but also the specificity to keep health care costs down.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)115-118
Number of pages4
JournalCurrent Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume11
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes

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