Katherine C. Rathbun

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PURPOSE Clinical testing for germ-line variation in multiple cancer susceptibility genes is available using massively parallel sequencing. Limited information is available for pretest genetic counseling regarding the spectrum of mutations and variants of uncertain significance in defined patient populations. METHODS We performed massively parallel(More)
The police power is the right of the state to take coercive action against individuals for the benefit of society. The companion article by Potterat et al., "Invoking, monitoring, and relinquishing a public health power: the health hold order," is a classic use of the police power in the control of a communicable disease, yet one that is increasingly(More)
ALOHA, samples were amplified by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) with a nested set of degenerate nifH primers 19,20. The resulting PCR products were cloned and sequenced to characterize the nifH sequence diversity. Detailed descriptions of the methods used for the PCR amplification, cloning and sequencing are found in ref. 19. A simple, high precision, high(More)
(Virginia) for their thoughtful reviews of and significant contributions to this publication. About PERF PERF is a national organization of progressive law enforcement chief executives from city, county, and state agencies who collectively serve more than half of the country's population. Established in 1976 by 10 prominent police chiefs, PERF has evolved(More)