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Genetic Testing of Children: Capacity of Children to Consent

  1. Jonathan Montgomery

Published Online: 15 JUL 2006

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0005195

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How to Cite

Montgomery, J. 2006. Genetic Testing of Children: Capacity of Children to Consent. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. University of Southampton, Southampton, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUL 2006

Abstract

The capacity of children to consent to genetic testing is a complex area of debate, involving issues beyond mere questions of age.

Keywords:

  • consent