Klaus, 20th-century U.S. cytogeneticist. See: Patau syndrome.
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The aim of such testing is to reveal an early state of genetic disorders such as trisomy 21 (Down syndrome), trisomy 18 (Edward syndrome), trisomy 13 (Patau syndrome), and monosomy X (Turner syndrome).
"As soon as Theo was born he was whisked away from us, and although we saw him for a short while, it wasn't until the next day we got a diagnosis of Patau's syndrome.
This could be because an antenatal screening test has suggested there may be a problem, such as Down's syndrome, Edward's syndrome, Patau's syndrome, or sickle cell anaemia.
He added that Janini screens for the three most common 'trisomy' conditions present at birth; Down's Syndrome, Edwards' Syndrome and Patau Syndrome, caused by extra or missing genetic information in the baby's DNA, in addition to the baby's gender.
Mental retardation is characteristically seen in various syndromes like Down syndrome, Edward, Patau, Rubinstein Taybi, Seckel syndrome etc.
And it has been found more frequently in infants with Patau syndrome (trisomy 13 with a Robertsonian translocation) (Aziz, 1980) and Edward syndrome (trisomy 18) at autopsy (Bersu & Ramirez-Castro, 1977).
Por otra parte, aparece con numeracion propia--sin justificar su razon--una tabula christianae religionis que resume el contenido del sinodo celebrado por Guillermo Arnaldo de Patau en 1364 y que estaba destinada para ser publicada a continuacion del texto sinodal.
The blood test, available on the NHS from Monday, is said to be safer and more accurate than existing screenings for Down's, Edwards' and Patau's syndromes.