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Rapid karyotyping of neonates on the basis of data from cord blood.

Authors
  • Garnham, I
  • Sutherland, G R
Type
Published Article
Journal
American journal of human genetics
Publication Date
Oct 01, 1987
Volume
41
Issue
4
Pages
668–670
Identifiers
PMID: 3661562
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

A method is described for karyotyping neonates on the basis of data from cord blood--by means of direct examination of dividing cells--that yields results within a few hours of birth. This method obviates the need for bone-marrow aspiration when chromosome studies are required urgently.

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