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Predictive genetic testing in children.

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Predictive genetic testing should only be performed on children if it is in their best interests. "Interests" include psychosocial elements. Predictive testing is performed on children when there are interventions to prevent disease or to detect and treat it early and it is necessary to begin these interventions in childhood. It is also performed for diseases known to commence in childhood. Predictive testing in children for adult-onset conditions for which there is no medical intervention is...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, HUM, Philosophy, Philosophy Postholders
Journal:
The Medical journal of Australia
Volume:
175
Issue:
7
Pages:
379-381
Publication date:
2001-10-05
EISSN:
1326-5377
ISSN:
0025-729X
URN:
uuid:f52fea84-bac5-4e54-8a03-b935dc44668d
Source identifiers:
192366
Local pid:
pubs:192366

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