The findings and conclusions in this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Article first published online: 16 DEC 2008
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Birth Defects Research Part A: Clinical and Molecular Teratology
Special Issue: A Festschrift in Honor of Professor Lewis B. Holmes
Volume 85, Issue 1, pages 20–29, January 2009
How to Cite
Cragan, J. D. and Gilboa, S. M. (2009), Including prenatal diagnoses in birth defects monitoring: Experience of the Metropolitan Atlanta Congenital Defects Program. Birth Defects Research Part A: Clinical and Molecular Teratology, 85: 20–29. doi: 10.1002/bdra.20508
Presented, in part, at the 8th Annual Meeting of the National Birth Defects Prevention Network, January 24–26, 2005, Scottsdale, Arizona.
Portions of the data related to Down syndrome; anencephaly, spina bifida, and encephalocele; and trisomies 13 and 18 appear in the following publications:
Siffel C, Correa A, Cragan J, Alverson CJ. Prenatal diagnosis, pregnancy terminations and prevalence of Down syndrome in Atlanta. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol. 2004 Sep;70(9):565–71.
Rowland CA, Correa A, Cragan JD, Alverson CJ. Are encephaloceles neural tube defects? Pediatrics. 2006;118:916–23.
Crider KS, Olney RS, Cragan JD. Trisomies 13 and 18: Population Prevalences, Characteristics, and Prenatal Diagnosis, Metropolitan Atlanta, 1994-2003. Am J Med Genet A. 2008;146(7):820–6.
This article is a US Government work and, as such, is in the public domain in the United States of America.
- Issue published online: 9 JAN 2009
- Article first published online: 16 DEC 2008
- Manuscript Accepted: 29 JUL 2008
- Manuscript Revised: 3 JUL 2008
- Manuscript Received: 15 MAY 2008
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