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Amniocentesis: Helping you understand your procedure and the consent form  
Abstract:  This handout describes the amniocentesis test including how it is done, what happens during the test, how to prepare, what happens after the test, and timing for receiving results.
Author: Prenatal Diagnosis Clinic
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2003, February 1, 2009
UWMC Availability:  Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC); Prenatal Diagnosis Clinic
General Topics:  Pregnancy, Childbirth, & Infant Care; Diagnostic Tests
Specific Subject(s):  Pregnant Women; Pregnancy; Genetic Screening; Fetal Development; Amniocentesis
Language(s):  English; Korean; Russian; Spanish; Vietnamese; Somalian
Audience:  Women; Partner; Patient
Format: Brochure
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
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