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The rate of preterm birth in Western Australia is 8-9%, and is 15% in Aboriginal people.

Blood test distinguishes premature births from 'false alarms' - Science Network WA

Science Network WA interviews WIRF's Associate Professor Craig Pennell about his newly developed blood test that can predict if a mother will deliver her baby prematurely. To read the full article, click here.  Covered 19 June 2014.