TITLE

Genetic test clampdown

AUTHOR(S)
Collier, Roger
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/7/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 12, pE579
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the plan by the government of Great Britain to establish rules for the regulation of companies that sell private genetic examinations.
ACCESSION #
54111068

 

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