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Is Serum Antioxidant Status Impaired in Pregnant Women at High Risk for Carrying a Down Syndrome–Affected Fetus?

The oxidant/antioxidant status in pregnant women above the threshold for Down syndrome risk, according to the prenatal test, was investigated. Non-enzymatic, antioxidant capacity in pregnant women at high risk of bearing a Down syndrome-affected fetus was found to decrease.


Objective: The present study aims to establish the oxidant/antioxidant status in serum samples from pregnant women above the threshold for Down syndrome risk according to the quadruple test.

25 Mar, 2015
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e-Published: 23 Oct, 2015


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