Genetic Information, Genetic Testing, and Employment
Published Online: 15 JUL 2006
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How to Cite
McGleenan, T. 2006. Genetic Information, Genetic Testing, and Employment. eLS. .
- Published Online: 15 JUL 2006
Genetic technology can provide information that is predictive of the future health status of an individual. Employers and insurers usually seek access to any information that indicates an increased risk of ill health. This has given rise to fears that genetic information may be used to discriminate against some people.
- genetic screening;
- health insurance;