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Frequently Asked Questions About Genetic Testing

Genetic research is leading to more genetic tests that can be used for diagnosis and treatment of genetic conditions. Genetic testing is available during pregnancy, and for diagnosis and treatment of infants, children and adults. This information answers some question about genetic testing.

Review Date: June 25, 2012

NIH National Human Genome Research Institute - NHGRI

Genetics and Genomics for Patients and the Public

Find information about genetic disorders, background on genetic and genomic science, the new science of pharmacogenomics, tools to create your own family health history and a list of online health resources.

Review Date: December 19, 2012

NIH National Human Genome Research Institute - NHGRI