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Genetic Test Screens Embryo Without Disturbing It, Harvard University Study


12/23/2013 6:13:34 AM

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IVF success rates could go up, now that a method of detecting genetic defects in embryos has been improved. Couples at risk of having a child with genetic abnormalities can reduce this by undergoing IVF and having their embryo genetically sequenced before it is implanted. This usually involves removing a cell from the dividing embryo, which can jeopardise the chances of it implanting.

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