The Department of State Health Services provides the following informational resource materials. Feel free to download and make copies of the information provided on this page.
Resource materials are currently available in PDF format only.
Triple Screen (English) - AFP/HCG/UE3 Prenatal TestingExamen de Detección Triple (Spanish) - Examen Prenatal AFP/HCG/UE3Every expectant mother wants to have a healthy baby - free of any significant birth defects. preview: English (PDF) / Spanish (PDF)
Methods of Inheritance (English)Metodos de Herencia (Spanish) Genetic disorders and how they are passed from generation to generation. 8"x11" handout. preview: English / Spanish
Minor Anomalies (English)Anormalidades Menores (Spanish)Minor anomalies are unusual external physical features that do not inhibit a major function of the body. Medical genetics use minor anomalies as clues in establishing diagnosis for their patients. 8"x11" handout. preview: English / Spanish
When Does a Child/Adult Need Genetic Services? (English)¿Cuando Necesita un Nino/Adulto los Servicios Geneticos? (Spanish)Check list of risk factors and anomalies that indicate a need for genetic testing. 8"x11" handout. preview: English / Spanish
Some Important Points to Remember about Prenatal Testing (English)Algunos Puntos Importantes que Recordar sobre Los Examenes Prenatales (Spanish)Screen tests and diagnostic tests. 8"x11" handout. preview: English / Spanish
Amniocentesis: For Prenatal Diagnosis (English)Amniocentesis: Un Diagnostico Prenatal (Spanish)Frequently asked questions. Pamphlet. preview: English / Spanish
Questions You May Have for Your Genetic Specialist (English)Preguntas que Probablemente Desee Hacer a su Especialista en Genetica (Spanish)Many people are nervous during a visit and tend to forget to ask some important questions. This list is to help you during a visit so you can get all the information you need. 8"x11" handout. preview: English / Spanish
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