Journal article

"It's about having the choice": Stakeholder perceptions of population-based genetic carrier screening for fragile X syndrome

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

American Journal of Medical Genetics. Part A | WILEY | Published : 2013


Funding Acknowledgements

The authors would like to express their appreciation to the participants for taking the time to share their views and perspectives with us. We would like to thank Yasmin Bylstra for her assistance with data collection in the early stages of this project and A /Prof Allyn McConkie Rosell for her hellpful comments on an earlier version of this manuscript. We thank Victorian Clinical Genetics Services and the Fragile X Alliance Inc. for allowing us to recruit relatives of people with FXS through their services. This work was supported by the Fragile X Alliance Inc., Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program. Dr Alison Archibald was supported by an Australian Postgraduate Award scholarship.