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An Introduction to Medical Genetics.

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Seventh Edition. By Roberts J. A. Fraser, Pembrey Marcus E.. . 324 pages. Oxford University Press; , New York and Toronto: , 1978.. Price, not given.

Ann Intern Med. 1979;90(3):486. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-90-3-486_2
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A chapter on molecular genetics and the hemoglobinopathies has been added to this edition, and the chapter on blood groups has been rewritten to include the HLA histocompatibility antigens. The final chapter, dealing with genetic advice to patients and prenatal diagnosis, has been completely rewritten. Conditions common in various countries and populations are given special attention in an attempt to make the book useful to those working in different geographic areas. Includes an index of definitions and a subject index. For medical students and clinicians.


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