oa South African Medical Journal - Ultrasound examination before amniocentesis - its effect on cell culture for cytogenetic studies
|Article Title||Ultrasound examination before amniocentesis - its effect on cell culture for cytogenetic studies|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 University of Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Apr 1981|
|Pages||599 - 601|
|Keyword(s)||Amniocentesis, Cellular physiology, Culture, Genetics and Ultrasound examination|
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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