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Bioethics of Genetic Testing

  1. Ellen Wright Clayton

Published Online: 21 AUG 2001

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0003478

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How to Cite

Clayton, E. W. 2001. Bioethics of Genetic Testing. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 AUG 2001

Abstract

Appropriate consideration of the ethical issues surrounding genetic testing is essential to ensure that the knowledge gained from diagnostic techniques is used appropriately.

Keywords:

  • clinical utility;
  • prediction;
  • reproduction;
  • psychosocial