less than 1 minute read

Genetic Testing: Ethical Issues

Advances In Genetic Science, A Range Of Ethical Issues, Prenatal And Childhood Testing, Presymptomatic Testing: Huntington's Disease

Genetic testing is the name given to a variety of laboratory techniques, all of which ultimately provide information about a person's underlying genetic makeup, also called their genotype. Genetic information is of interest because it can help in the diagnosis of a current health condition or provide insight into future health.

Additional topics

Medicine EncyclopediaGenetics in Medicine - Part 2