Poor prognosis for leukemia patients with trisomy 13
This was the case, for example, in about one percent of AML patients whose cells reveal a mutation that has given them an extra copy of chromosome 13 (trisomy 13). Studying these alterations, therefore, requires investigating a very large number of cases. - Thu, 31 Jul 2014 02:33

Dear Richard Dawkins, You Are Wrong
As I watched the Twitter debate unfurl, you continued that you would not recommend abortion for individuals with Autism, say, as they 'contribute' to society, for they are 'enhanced', which, in your view those with Trisomy 21 are not. You even went so ...
Huffington Post UK - Thu, 21 Aug 2014 05:00

LabCorp Launches NIPT on Illumina System; Agreement with Ariosa Now Non ...
According to documents on LabCorp's website, InformaSeq has identical performance to Illumina's Verifi NIPT. InformaSeq's sensitivity for trisomy 21, 18, and 13 is greater than 99.9 percent, 97.4 percent, and 87.5 percent, respectively, while ...
GenomeWeb - Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:33

Should we be allowed to screen for Down syndrome?
They can be lethal in utero or lead to a very short life (such as with trisomy 18, known as Edwards syndrome and trisomy 13, known as Patau syndrome), or a spectrum of mild to significant intellectual disability, often presenting with cardiac problems ...
Gympie Times - Mon, 11 Aug 2014 20:18

Using Her Eyes to Talk
Gracelyn Ward was born with a rare genetic disorder called Trisomy 18 giving her less than a 1 percent chance to live past the age of 1. She's now 17 and has found a new technology called Eagle Eye that helps her finally have a voice. Before Ward was ... - Tue, 12 Aug 2014 09:18

Family, friends of Allen child to host Zumbathon charity event
An energetic and loving six-year old, Buckner is just one of the more than 400,000 individuals in the U.S. living with Down syndrome, and was born with the most common form of Down syndrome, Trisomy 21 (nondisjunction), an extra copy of the 21st ...
Star Local Media - Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:00

Earlier pregnancy genetic screening
SOFT, the UK charity helping those affected by the conditions, also known as trisomy 18 and trisomy 13 respectively, says, according to the latest figures for England and Wales, 7 out of 10,000 births are affected by Edwards' syndrome and nearly 3 out ... - Thu, 07 Aug 2014 10:29

Chromosomal Microarrays for Prenatal Testing: Interview with CombiMatrix CEO ...
While the more obvious chromosomal abnormalities, like an extra or missing chromosome such as a trisomy 13 or a monosomy X, are the usual culprits in early trimester losses, microdeletion and microduplication disorders that are missed by karyotyping ... - Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:41

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