Genetic testing for autism spectrum disorders.

  title={Genetic testing for autism spectrum disorders.},
  author={Sarah C. Bauer and M E Msall},
  journal={Developmental disabilities research reviews},
  volume={17 1},
Children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) have unique developmental and behavioral phenotypes, and they have specific challenges with communication, social skills, and repetitive behaviors. At this time, no single etiology for ASD has been identified. However, evidence from family studies and linkage analyses suggests that genetic factors play a pivotal role in the etiology of ASD. However, ASD appear to be influenced by complex genetic and environmental factors, and evidence suggests that… CONTINUE READING
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