An international survey of predictive genetic testing in children for adult onset conditions

Abstract

Purpose: Predictive genetic testing is offered to asymptomatic adults even when there is no effective prophylaxis or treatment. Testing of young people in similar circumstances is controversial, and guidelines recommend against it. We sought to document descriptive examples of the occurrence of genetic testing in young people for nonmedical reasons, in the… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/01.GIM.0000170775.39092.44

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