Commercial cord blood banking: Public cord blood banking should be more widely adopted

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7574.919-b (Published 26 October 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:919
  1. Robert James Carpenter Jr, doctor, maternal-fetal medicine (zygote@icsi.net)
  1. Houston, TX 77030-2339, USA

    EDITOR—Given the availability of NHS public donor access for cord blood banking, the UK should not follow the American lead in allowing the establishment of private cord blood banking.1 Economics and the low rate of ultimate use for any single family …

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