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Introduction to QF-PCR
by Dr. Kathy Mann

 

This paper provides straightforward advice for laboratory professionals on how to operate a high-quality QF-PCR service — from basic set up to best practice guidelines. 

Authored by Dr. Kathy Mann, the pioneer in prenatal QF-PCR analysis, it includes useful sections on: assay design, sample processing, limitations and much more.

Detecting Mosaicism with
QF-PCR by Dr. Kathy Mann

 

This paper provides straightforward advice for laboratory professionals on how to use QF-PCR to identify mosaicism in prenatal diagnostics. 

Authored by Dr. Kathy Mann, the pioneer in prenatal QF-PCR analysis, it includes useful sections on: origin, detection and incidence of mosaicism and more.

QF-PCR and Maternal Cell Contamination by Dr. Kathy Mann


This paper offers solid advice for laboratory professionals on using a QF-PCR-based approach to identify maternal cell contamination in uncultured AF and CV samples. 
 
Authored by Dr. Kathy Mann, the pioneer in prenatal QF-PCR analysis.

QF-PCR in Pregnancy Loss Analysis by Dr. Helen White

This paper provides insights for laboratory professionals on the advantages of using extended QF-PCR in the genetic analysis of pregnancy loss samples.

Authored by Dr. Helen White, Senior Clinical Lecturer at the UK National Genetics Reference Laboratory (Wessex).