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Pre-eclampsia screening hope

28th October 2008

Researchers in Bristol have developed a new type of blood test which spots pre-eclampsia in pregnancy and which experts say could be available by 2013.

The team, from the University of Bristol and St Michael's Hospital Bristol,  carried out a study of 70 women. Donald Peebles, consultant in obstetrics at University College Hospital, London, said: "This is a very useful part of the development of a screening test for the prediction of pre-eclampsia."


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Article Information

Title: Pre-eclampsia screening hope
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 8933
Date Added: 28th Oct 2008


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