New RAPID Publications

Several new RAPID papers have been published including a qualitative study exploring ethical issues for NIPD for autosomal recessive conditions and an analysis of how the UK media reports NIPD/NIPT.

Skirton H, Goldsmith L, Chitty LS. An easy test but a hard decision: ethical issues concerning non-invasive prenatal testing for autosomal recessive disorders. EJHG. 2014. [Epub ahead of print] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25351779

Lo KK, Boustred C, Chitty LS, Plagnol V. RAPIDR: an analysis package for non-invasive prenatal testing of aneuploidy. Bioinformatics. 2014;30(20):2965-7. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24990604

Lewis C, Choudhury M, Chitty LS. ‘Hope for safe prenatal gene tests’. A content analysis of how the UK press media are reporting advances in non-invasive prenatal testing. Prenatal Diagnosis. 2014. [Epub ahead of print] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25233815

Hill M, Wright D, Daley R, Lewis C, McKay F, Mason S, et al. Evaluation of non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) for aneuploidy in an NHS setting: a reliable accurate prenatal non-invasive diagnosis (RAPID) protocol. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 2014;14:229. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25027965