Funding for this research was provided by:
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (106430, 49520)
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Received: 21 December 2017
Accepted: 1 March 2018
First Online: 13 March 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethics approval for this study was obtained from the University of British Columbia/Children’s Hospital and Women’s Health Centre of British Columbia Research Ethics Board (H04-70488, H10-01028). For all control, PE, nIUGR, and some NTD cases (N = 261), mothers provided informed written consent to participate prior to delivery or termination of pregnancy. For certain NTD cases obtained retrospectively from pathological autopsy specimens (N = 42), biospecimens were de-identified and unlinked to clinical data. For all cases, only non-identifiable information is presented in this publication.
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