- Compliance for genetic screening in the Arab population in IsraelRivka Sukenik-Halevy
Genetics Institute, Emek Medical Center, Afula, Israel
Isr Med Assoc J 14:538-42. 2012..Since 2008, screening for CF is provided free of charge, but for FRAX and SMA the screening is privately funded with partial coverage by complementary health insurance programs...
- Large-scale population carrier screening for spinal muscular atrophy in Israel--effect of ethnicity on the false-negative rateRivka Sukenik-Halevy
Rabin Medical Center, Recanati Institute of Medical Genetics, Petach Tikva, Israel
Genet Test Mol Biomarkers 14:319-24. 2010..There is, therefore, a higher prevalence of false negative results in some ethnic groups. The discrepancy between the rates of deletions versus duplications can be explained by the genetic disadvantage of deletions...