This 25-year study into the baseline rate of microcephaly in Australia confirmed an important link with FASD. It was reported in the Western Australian population that there was a microcephaly prevalence of 1 in 1830 births and the most frequent cause was FASD, particularly in Aboriginal births.
Author: Wright C.
Published: Medical Journal of Australia InSight (Issue 16)
Date: 1 May 2017