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Key Findings: Prevalence of Fragile X Premutation Prevalence of CGG Expansions of the FMR1 Gene in a US Population-Based Sample
Prevalence of CGG expansions of the FMR1 gene in a US population-based sample.
American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B Neuropsychiatric Genetics; May 22, 2012 (Epub ahead of print) Seltzer, M, et al.
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Feature Articles

Fragile X
How much do you know about FXS?
(Published: July 22, 2013)

One Mother’s Story
Read one mother’s story and learn about fragile X syndrome.
(Published: July 16, 2012)

Scientific Articles

*These CDC scientific articles are listed in order of date published.

Publications Prevalence of CGG Expansions of the FMR1 Gene in a US Population-Based Sample
Seltzer MM, Baker MW, Hong J, Maenner M, Greenberg J, Mandel D
American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B Neuropsychiatric Genetics; May 22, 2012 (Epub ahead of print)
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Employment Impact and Financial Burden for Families of Children with Fragile X Syndrome: Findings from the National Fragile X Survey
Ouyang L, Grosse S, Raspa M, Bailey D.
Journal of Intellectual Disability Research; October 2010;54(10):918-28. Epub ahead of print August 26, 2010.
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Additional Selected Articles

* These scientific articles on fragile X syndrome are from authors outside of CDC. They are listed in order of date published.
 

Newborn, Carrier, and Early Childhood Screening Recommendations for Fragile X
Abrams L, Cronister A, Brown WT, Tassone F, Sherman SL, Finucane B, McConkie-Rosell A, Hagerman R, Kaufmann WE, Picker J, Coffey S, Skinner D, Johnson V, Miller R, Berry-Kravis E. Pediatrics; 2012 Dec;130(6):1126-35.
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Therapy Service Use Among Individuals with Fragile X Syndrome: Findings From a US Parent Survey
Martin GE, Ausderau KK, Raspa M, Bishop E, Mallya U, Bailey Jr DB.
Journal of Intellectual Disability Research; 2012 Sep 14. Epub ahead of print.
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Caregiver options about fragile X population screening.
Bailey DB Jr, Bishop E, Raspa M, Skinner D.
Genetics in Medicine; January 2012;14(1):115-21
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Medication utilization for targeted symptoms in children and adults with fragile X syndrome: US survey.
Bailey DB Jr, Raspa M, Bishop E, Olmsted M, Mallya UG, Berry-Kravis E.
Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics; January 2012;33(1):62-9.
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Parents' decisions to screen newborns for FMR1 gene expansions in a pilot research project.
Skinner D, Choudhury S, Sideris J, Guarda S, Buansi A, Roche M, Powell C, Bailey DB Jr.
June 2011;127(6):e1455-63. Epub ahead of print May 29, 2011.
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Health Supervision for Children with Fragile X Syndrome
Hersh JH, Saul RA; Committee on Genetics.
Pediatrics; May 2011; 127(5):994-1006.
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Exploring the Adult Life of Men and Women with Fragile X Syndrome: Results From a National Survey
Hartley SL, Seltzer MM, Raspa M, Olmstead M, Bishop E, Bailey DB.
American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities; January 2011; 116(1):16-35.
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Obesity, Food Selectivity, and Physical Activity in Individuals with Fragile X Syndrome
Raspa M, Bailey DB, Bishop E, Holiday D, Olmsted M.
American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities; November 2010; 115(6):482-95.
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Self-Injurious Behavior and Fragile X Syndrome: Findings From the National Fragile X Survey
Symons FJ, Byiers BJ, Raspa M, Bishop E, Bailey DB.
American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities; November 2010; 115(6):473-81.
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Seizures in Fragile X Syndrome: Characteristics and Comorbid Diagnoses
Berry-Kravis E, Raspa M, Loggin-Hester L, Bishop E, Holiday D, Bailey DB.
American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities; November 2010; 115(6):461-72.
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Using a Parent Survey to Advance Knowledge About the Nature and Consequences of Fragile X Syndrome
Bailey DB, Raspa M, Olmsted MG.
American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities; November 2010; 115(6):447-60.
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Employment Impact and Financial Burden for Families of Children with Fragile X Syndrome: Findings from the National Fragile X Survey
Ouyang L, Grosse S, Raspa M, Bailey D.
Journal of Intellectual Disability Research; October 2010; 54(10):918-28.
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Prevalence, Nature, and Correlates of Sleep Problems Among Children with Fragile X Syndrome Based on a Large Scale Parent Survey
Kronk R, Bishop EE, Raspa M, Bickel JO, Mandel DA, Bailey DB Jr.
Sleep; May 2010; 33(5):679-87.
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Incidence of Fragile X Syndrome by Newborn Screening for Methylated FMR1 DNA
Coffee B, Keith K, Albizua I, Malone T, Mowrey J, Sherman SL, Warren ST.
The American Journal of Human Genetics; October 2009; 85(4):503-14.
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No Change in the Age of Diagnosis for Fragile X Syndrome: Findings from a National Parent Survey
Bailey DB Jr, Raspa M, Bishop E, Holiday D.
Pediatrics; August 2009; 124(2):527-33.
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Functional Skills of Individuals with Fragile X Syndrome: A Lifespan Cross-Sectional Analysis
Bailey DB, Raspa M, Holiday D, Bishop E, Olmsted M.
American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities; July 2009; 114(4):289-303.
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Advances in the Treatment of Fragile X Syndrome
Hagerman RJ, Berry-Kravis E, Kaufmann WE, Ono MY, Tartaglia N, Lachiewicz A, Kronk R, Delahunty C, Hessl D, Visootsak J, Picker J, Gane L, Tranfaglia M.
Pediatrics; January 2009; 123(1):378-90.
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Co-Occurring Conditions Associated with FMR1 Gene Variations: Findings from a National Parent Survey
Bailey DB Jr, Raspa M, Olmsted M, Holiday DB.
American Journal of Medical Genetics; August 15, 2008; 146A(16):2060-9.
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