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Genetics in Medicine
Purpose: This study examined the attitudes and beliefs of 442 parents of children with fragile X syndrome (FXS) regarding different screening options for FXS. Methods: A survey was administered to parents of children with FXS across the U.S. Results: Parents indicated their support for voluntary screening for FXS, especially carrier and newborn screening. They also thought advantages of widespread screening to be more likely than disadvantages. Conclusion: Parents' support for FXS screening isdoi:10.1097/01.gim.0000086480.69309.1e pmid:14501833 fatcat:j6p4ihsgfbeozhz4fz4wqsnrmm