Sex ratio

joyce maxwell hcbio004 at DEWEY.CSUN.EDU
Mon Jan 15 15:50:08 EST 1996


Another possible source of excess males could be elective abortion of 
fetuses determined to be XX by chorionic villi sampling or 
amniocentesis.  The first time a friend told me she had undergone 
amniocentesis for this purpose I felt a cold chill.  I believe it is not 
uncommon.
Joyce Maxwell




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