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The ethical landscape(s) of non-invasive prenatal testing in England, France and Germany: findings from a comparative literature review

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Since 2019, England, France and Germany have started offering NIPT as a publicly funded second-tier test for common chromosomal aneuploidies (trisomy 21, 18 and/or 13). Despite these benefits, the introduction of NIPT into routine prenatal care also raises a number of ethical concerns. In this paper, we analyse how these issues are discussed differently across countries, echoing the different socio-political particularities and value-systems that shape the use and regulation of NIPT in a spec...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1038/s41431-021-00970-2

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Sub department:
Population Health
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Author
Publisher:
Springer Nature Publisher's website
Journal:
European Journal of Human Genetics Journal website
Volume:
30
Pages:
676–681
Publication date:
2021-10-04
Acceptance date:
2021-09-16
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EISSN:
1476-5438
ISSN:
1018-4813
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1194147
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pubs:1194147
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2021-09-16

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