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Controversial test allows parents to test embryos for genetic disorders
DENVER -- Families who want to have a baby, but are fearful of passing on a genetic disorder, now have more options. A controversial test called Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis allows parents going through in vitro fertilization to select embryos that do not carry certain gene mutations. With advancements in the last few years, PGD can now test for dozens of disorders.