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amniotic fluid

Tuesday 6 April 2004

See also

- amniotic fluid anomalies

  • amniotic fluid quantity anomalies
    • oligohydramnios
    • polyhydramnios
  • amniotic fluid quality anomalies
    • amniotic fluid infections
    • meconium-stained amniotic fluid

- aspiration of amniotic fluid (amniotic aspiration)


- Cell-free DNA fragmentation patterns in amniotic fluid identify genetic abnormalities and changes due to storage. Peter I, Tighiouart H, Lapaire O, Johnson KL, Bianchi DW, Terrin N. Diagn Mol Pathol. 2008 Sep;17(3):185-90. PMID: 18382362