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Cloning

Cloning makes use of technology to create an exact genetic copy of a living cell, tissue or organism. In cloning, both sets of genes come from one parent. The resulting offspring has the same genetic makeup as its original parent.

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Legislation and guideline overview | VARTA

A number of laws and regulations covering assisted reproductive treatment (ART)procedures, researchand parentage apply throughout the different states and territories of Australia.

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Immunophenotyping - Lab Tests Online AU

When a doctor thinks that you may have leukaemia or lymphoma; when you have been diagnosed with leukaemia or lymphoma, but the specific subtype is unknown; sometimes to evaluate the effectiveness of treatment or to evaluate for recurrent diseaseImmunophenotyping detects the presence or absence of white blood cell (WBC)

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Protein and immunofixation electrophoresis - Lab Tests Online AU

Brief explanations of protein electrophoresis and immunofixation electrophoresis

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Antimicrobial use and resistancein Australia | Issue 1 | Volume 40 | Australian Prescriber

Managing the emergence and increasing resistance to antimicrobials in hospitals and the community has become an urgent national and international problem.

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Myelofibrosis (myelosclerosis) | myVMC

Myelofibrosis means fibrosis of the bone marrow

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Free Light Chains, serum - Lab Tests Online AU

To help detect, diagnose, and monitor light chain plasma cell disorders (dyscrasias) such as light chainmultiple myelomaandprimary amyloidosis (see Common questions above), and to monitor the effectiveness of treatment

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Leukaemia - Lab Tests Online AU

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History of Victorian ART regulation | VARTA

Australia's first IVF baby, Candice Reed, was born at Melbournes Royal Womens Hospital in 1980. Candice was only the third IVF baby born in the world, with the first being Louise Brown at Manchesters Oldham Hospital in 1978. IVF, in-vitro fertilisationis a type of assisted reproductive treatment (ART). The birth of Candice Reed was the culmination of a decades work by a Melbourne team drawn together by the late Professor Carl Wood, who was then Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Monash University and the Queen Victoria Medical Centre.

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Bone marrow disorders - Lab Tests Online AU

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Import and export of eggs, sperm & embryos | VARTA

For various reasons, you may want to move gametes (eggs or sperm) or embryos into or out of Victoria. This movement is referred to as import and export and there are certain requirements that must be met before you can procees with the process of importing and exporting gametes.

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