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Keywords: Population screening
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Community Genetics (2007) 10 (2): 103–109.
Published Online: 28 March 2007
... different than expected for any racial or ethnic group tested. We identified 6 positive couples (5 Caucasian, 1 Arab American) and 1 affected fetus. In just under 4 years, our institution spent approximately USD 334,000 on CF population screening. Comparing this to the lifetime medical cost for a CF patient...
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Community Genetics (2005) 8 (3): 173–179.
Published Online: 26 August 2005
... of this information. Hemochromatosis HFE gene Population screening Carrier screening Iron overload 6 02 2004 17 09 2004 26 8 2005 © 2005 S. Karger AG, Basel 2005 Copyright / Drug Dosage / Disclaimer Copyright: All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be translated...
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Community Genetics (2005) 8 (2): 68–72.
Published Online: 26 May 2005
...Bruce Hollingsworth; Anthony Harris Objectives: This paper models costs and benefits of a population screening programme for pregnant women to detect fragile X syndrome. Given the high lifetime costs of fragile X and the high sensitivity and specificity of testing, such a programme may seem...
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Community Genetics (1999) 2 (1): 9–17.
Published Online: 20 October 1999
... defects Prenatal screening Prevention Ultrasound screening Population screening Although it is not possible to prevent most birth defects from occurring, it is possible to detect some of them after they have occurred, but during pregnancy, before the birth of the affected fetus. Most couples...