Rapid chromosome analysis with the use of spontaneously dividing cells derived from umbilical cord blood (fetal and neonatal) Article

cited authors

  • Tipton, RE; Tharapel, AT; Chang, HHT; Simpson, JL; Elias, S

fiu authors


  • An accurate and reproducible method to obtain high-quality metaphases within 24 hours has been developed. Preparations can be derived from cord blood samples obtained either at delivery or by percutaneous umbilical blood sampling. Mitogens are not required. Rapid cytogenetic analysis can facilitate management of pregnancies characterized by malformations or intrauterine growth retardation. © 1989.

publication date

  • January 1, 1989

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

start page

  • 1546

end page

  • 1548


  • 161


  • 6 PART 1