Genetic testing: current and future trends

Tsongalis, Gregory J.
October 2006
MLO: Medical Laboratory Observer;Oct2006, Vol. 38 Issue 10, p42
Academic Journal
The article discusses about genetic testing and its implications. The author stated that the complexities of applying such approach from inherited diseases to multifactorial diseases are a new field for the clinical laboratory. He also discussed about the current carrier-screening test for cystic fibrosis and pharmacogenomics. Moreover, he notes that genetic testing will influence the future of medicine, drug research, and the creation of new treatment options as it traces causes of diseases.


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