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Testing the NHS: the tensions between personalized and collective medicine produced by personal genomics in the UK

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This study examines direct-to-consumer genetic testing (DTCGT) in the UK using the Social Construction of Technology framework to draw conclusions about how commercial genotyping is being shaped by principal groups involved with the technology. Different tests are available including single nucleotide polymorphism genotyping for ancestry and health information, the latter being the focus of this study. I conducted interviews with DTCGT users, and genetics clinicians who had either been consul...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1080/14636778.2017.1351873

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-2538-8366
Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
New Genetics and Society Journal website
Volume:
36
Issue:
3
Pages:
227-249
Publication date:
2017-07-24
Acceptance date:
2017-06-13
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EISSN:
1469-9915
ISSN:
1463-6778
Source identifiers:
742290
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pubs:742290
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uuid:6aab1a2b-2ff5-4d19-a29d-171e69ad9441
Local pid:
pubs:742290
Deposit date:
2018-01-31

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