Does direct-to-consumer genetic testing have a place in primary care?

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Does direct-to-consumer genetic testing have a place in primary care?

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Rachel Stapleton
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DTC genetic tests are convenient, but not as complete or accurate as diagnostic tests

With more at-home kits for genetic testing now available, patients need to understand the kits’ potential benefits, risks and limitations

A 52-year-old woman with a personal and family history of generalised joint hypermobility comes to see you to discuss personal genomic testing, otherw