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Chorionic Villi Sampling

"Chorionic Villi Sampling" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A method for diagnosis of fetal diseases by sampling the cells of the placental chorionic villi for DNA analysis, presence of bacteria, concentration of metabolites, etc. The advantage over amniocentesis is that the procedure can be carried out in the first trimester.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Chorionic Villi Sampling" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Chorionic Villi Sampling" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 20 publications over 17 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2001
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