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The regulation of direct-to-consumer genetic tests.

Abstract:

The past year has been marked by the emergence of several companies, such as 23andMe, deCODEME, Navigenics and Knome, offering tests using genome-wide technology direct to consumers over the internet. On the basis of the published research findings of GWAS and other studies, these companies will calculate an individual's risk to a number of common diseases, without the necessity of going through a medical practitioner. One of the significant challenges of direct-to-consumer testing is that it...

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Publisher copy:
10.1093/hmg/ddn253

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Journal:
Human molecular genetics
Volume:
17
Issue:
R2
Pages:
R180-R183
Publication date:
2008-10-05
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EISSN:
1460-2083
ISSN:
0964-6906
URN:
uuid:2a4a5445-f04e-4af5-a80e-ff31a2e9dadb
Source identifiers:
163581
Local pid:
pubs:163581

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