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a person who carries messages or is sent on errands

Synonyms for carrier

someone whose employment involves carrying something

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a self-propelled wheeled vehicle designed specifically to carry something

a large warship that carries planes and has a long flat deck for takeoffs and landings

an inactive substance that is a vehicle for a radioactive tracer of the same substance and that assists in its recovery after some chemical reaction

a person or firm in the business of transporting people or goods or messages

a radio wave that can be modulated in order to transmit a signal

a man who delivers the mail

a boy who delivers newspapers

(medicine) a person (or animal) who has some pathogen to which he is immune but who can pass it on to others

a rack attached to a vehicle

(genetics) an organism that possesses a recessive gene whose effect is masked by a dominant allele

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Recently published in Genetics in Medicine, the journal of the American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG), were results of a study that validated a new technique for detecting carriers and newborns with Fragile X syndrome--an important step forward in longstanding efforts to develop a better means of detecting genetic carriers of this disorder.
Genetic discrimination is further expanded by misunderstanding the difference between being a genetic carrier for a disease and actually having a disease.
Past experiences with genetic carrier testing have illustrated one problem in carrier testing of children.
M2 PHARMA-July 7, 2014-Natera, Mount Sinai Genetic Testing Lab team up to expand Horizon genetic carrier screening test
Offering a seamless care pathway working with individuals, GP's, midwifes, and hospitals the website highlights the unique range of health services, all of which are complimentary to each other including pre-conception genetic carrier screening, pregnancy scans, diagnostic body and musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging and fertility monitoring services for those having IVF abroad.
M2 PHARMA-March 24, 2014-Good Start Genetics unveils data reinforcing clinical accuracy, benefit of GoodStart Select genetic carrier screening tests
Five years ago, Elisa and Jim Ross lost their two-year-old son to Niemann-Pick disease, one of the 11 diseases for which genetic carrier screening is available.
M2 PHARMA-March 17, 2014-Good Start Genetics to expand access to genetic carrier screening tests under PerkinElmer deal
For known BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic carriers, I would recommend prophylactic removal of both the tubes and the ovaries if childbearing has been completed (ages 35 to 40 years), and I would consider extending the age limit into the mid-40s for BRCA2 carriers, given the later age of presentation.
Its products are used in the areas of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Respiratory Tract Infections, genetic carriers screening, urinary tract infections and women's health.