16 Jun '11, 9am

#Thomson Medical charged over #IVF lapses

#Thomson Medical charged over #IVF lapses

Thomson Medical charged over IVF lapses 16 Jun 2011 SOURCE: The Straits Times Last October, a Chinese-Singaporean woman and her Caucasian husband discovered that their baby’s blood group did not match theirs. The baby’s complexion was also markedly different from theirs. A DNA test showed that the baby born on Oct 1 was not biologically related to the husband. Thomson Medical Centre, which carried out the in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) procedure last January, apologised when the incident was made public. Yesterday, it was charged in a district court for breaching the terms and conditions of its licence issued by the Ministry of Health (MOH) – by failing to ensure that suitable procedures were followed in carrying out assisted reproduction treatment. The charge, which does not make any reference to the baby incident, states that the centre had pro-cessed two semen specimens a...

Full article: http://thecourtroom.stomp.com.sg/stomp/courtroom/case_of_...

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