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Health professionals’ and researchers’ perspectives on prenatal whole genome and exome sequencing: ‘We can’t shut the door now, the genie’s out, we need to refine it’

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The Prenatal Assessment of Genome and Exomes (PAGE) project is a UK-wide study aiming to gain a better understanding of genetic variants causing developmental problems during pregnancy. A further aim of the study is to provide an evidence-base for the introduction of prenatal whole genome and exome sequencing (PWGES) into prenatal diagnostics provided by the NHS, which is expected in 2018. This paper presents the findings of a qualitative interview study undertaken with 20 health professional...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pone.0204158

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Oxford college:
St Cross College
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Funding agency for:
Parker, M
Grant:
203132/Z/16/Z
Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS ONE Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
9
Pages:
e0204158
Publication date:
2018-09-21
Acceptance date:
2018-09-05
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EISSN:
1932-6203
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pubs:920325
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uuid:44916d2a-6104-46ac-8eeb-2bde7650f525
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pubs:920325
Deposit date:
2018-09-19

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