Expert Review 03
QF-PCR and maternal cell contamination by Dr Kathy Mann
The ability to identify maternal cell contamination (MCC) in uncultured AF and CV samples minimises the risk of misdiagnosis due to the analysis of maternal cells. Authored by Dr. Kathy Manns, the pioneer in prenatal QF-PCR analysis, this paper provides information for laboratory professionals on how to identify the presence and level of MCC in a prenatal sample using a QF-PCR based approach.
What you'll learn
Detection of MCC by QF-PCR
The benefit a QF-PCR based approach has over other methods
Best practices for handling heavily blood-stained AF samples
Interpretation of the results