Amnioscentesis, chromosone abnormalities

robert.e.o'brien reo at cbnews.att.com
Sun Jan 27 16:29:41 EST 1991


(posting for a friend)

My wife is pregnant, and we had an amnioscentesis test.  We received 
a call Friday that 15 cells are perfect but that 6 cells (including 
chromosone 20) are abnormal - some changes they have never seen before.
I would appreciate a lay person's reference describing the effects of
each of the chromosones and, in particular, chromosone 20.  Thanks.

(Please email your responses to me and I'll forward.)

Bob O'Brien



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