Journal article

"It gives them more options": preferences for preconception genetic carrier screening for fragile X syndrome in primary healthcare

Alison D Archibald, Chriselle L Hickerton, Samantha A Wake, Alice M Jaques, Jonathan Cohen, Sylvia A Metcalfe

Journal of Community Genetics | SPRINGER HEIDELBERG | Published : 2016


Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the Fragile X Alliance Inc., Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, The University of Melbourne, and the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program. Dr. Alison Archibald was supported by an Australian Postgraduate Award scholarship. We would like to thank Yasmin Bylstra for her assistance with data collection in the early stages of this project and Dr. Jean Paul for the assistance with preparing this manuscript for submission. The authors would also like to express their appreciation to the participants for taking the time to share their views and perspectives with us. We thank Victorian Clinical Genetics Services and the Fragile X Alliance Inc. for assisting us to recruit relatives of people with FXS through their services.