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The Importance of SMA Carrier Testing

photo Dr. Christine Stanley

I am Dr. Christine Stanley, Laboratory Director and American Board of Medical Genetics board certified clinical molecular geneticist. I would like to take this opportunity to discuss the importance of carrier testing for one of the most under-recognized but most common genetic causes of infant death, Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA).1...

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