oa South African Medical Journal - Ultrasound examination before amniocentesis - its effect on cell culture for cytogenetic studies

Volume 59, Issue 17
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



In order to obtain metaphase plates from amniotic fluid cells for chromosome analysis, amniocentesis is performed on patients who are at risk of carrying a fetus with genetic disorders.

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