White couple can keep mixed race twins after IVF blunder

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: (Published 09 November 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:1055
  1. Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
  1. BMJ

    Stringent checks to prevent errors have been made mandatory in all in vitro fertilisation (IVF) centres in the United Kingdom after use of the wrong sperm led to the birth of mixed race twins to a white couple. The High Court revealed this week that the blunder happened at the assisted conception unit at Leeds General Infirmary. The unit was …

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