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Cellular content of amniotic fluid as predictor of central nervous system malformations.
  1. M Bobrow,
  2. C J Evans,
  3. J Noble,
  4. C Patel

    Abstract

    Prospective observations on 442 consecutive samples have confirmed that pregnancies with CNS malformations are regularly associated with an abnormal cellular content of amniotic fluid. A crude semiquantitative test of the cell content can give valuable clinical information in relation to borderline amniotic fluid alpha-fetoprotein values, and help to detect false positive AFP's.

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