We would like to thank Tibben et al. for reporting their experience of identifying intermediate alleles (IA) reduced penetrance alleles (RPA) or, in one case, a fully penetrant allele (FPA) in the partners of individuals who had undertaken or requested pre-natal diagnosis for Huntington’s disease (HD) .
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