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Copies of correspondence between Prof Albert de la Chapelle, and Dr Martin Bobrow regarding challenges to the buccal smear test

Chapelle, Albert de la (fl. 1987 : medical geneticist)
Date
27 Jan 1987-8 Aug 1988


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Mostly concerning discussions over the inaccuracy and the ethics of sex chromatin tests and the possibility of using alternative tests instead. Also includes copies of correspondence between Dr Martin Bobrow and Professor Rodney Harris, between Prof Martin Bobrow and Dr Alan W Johnstone about raising this subject at the Clinical Genetics Society, and letter to Prof Martin Bobrow from Dr Joe J Hoo concerning the creation of a Working Group on Gender Verification in the International Olympic Committee to reconsider the use of the buccal smear test.

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27 Jan 1987-8 Aug 1988

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47 pages


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