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Podcast: Screening Maternal Blood for Fetal Genetic Defects—What Role for New Tests?

Podcast: Screening Maternal Blood for Fetal Genetic Defects—What Role for New Tests?

Screening tests of maternal blood for fetal genetic disorders have proliferated. What is the current role of these tests in pregnancy planning? How accurate are the results? And what are the ethical implications?

How will you answer when your patient asks?

Here with insights and some answers is Golder Wilson, MD. Dr Wilson is Professor of Pediatrics and OB/GYN at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo and Lubbock (Pediatrics). He has a private genetics practice in Dallas called KinderGenome. Dr Wilson has no conflicts of interest to report regarding the content of this podcast.

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