Circulating trophoblast in maternal blood

Cees B M Oudejans, May Lee Tjoa, Bart A Westerman, Monique A M Mulders, Inge J Van Wijk, John M G Van Vugt

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This review describes the status of circulating trophoblast, but is considered in the perspective that only a specific subset of trophoblast cells circulates in the maternal blood. The consequences for isolation, identification and clinical potential are described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)111-6
Number of pages6
JournalPrenatal Diagnosis
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2003

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Oudejans, C. B. M., Tjoa, M. L., Westerman, B. A., Mulders, M. A. M., Van Wijk, I. J., & Van Vugt, J. M. G. (2003). Circulating trophoblast in maternal blood. Prenatal Diagnosis, 23(2), 111-6.