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Title

  • Main Title Genetic Testing: Scientific Background for Policymakers

Creator

  • Author: Sarata, Amanda K.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Specialist in Health Policy

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
    Additional Info: Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress

Date

  • Creation: 2014-02-20

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This report discusses bills addressing genetic discrimination in health insurance and employment; personalized medicine; the patenting of genetic material; and the oversight of clinical laboratory tests (in vitro diagnostics), including genetic tests.
  • Physical Description: 18 pages.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Genetics
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Human genetics
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Genetic research

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: RL33832
  • Accession or Local Control No: RL33832_2014Feb20
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc284512