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BioNews Comment articles written by Dr Hazar Haidar, Professor Vardit Ravitsky and Dr Anne-Marie Laberge:

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Informed consent to non-invasive prenatal testing: findings from a qualitative study in Lebanon and in Quebec
24 May 2021 - by Dr Hazar Haidar, Professor Vardit Ravitsky and Dr Anne-Marie Laberge
Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) was first introduced in 2011, when breakthroughs in sequencing technology allowed the analysis of cell-free fetal DNA (cffDNA) in maternal blood to detect genetic abnormalities in the foetus, such as trisomy 21 (Down's syndrome), with greater accuracy than previous screening tests... [Read More]