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  • Posted: 01/28/2005
  • Reviewed: 09/01/2006

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Major Limitations of Gene Testing

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Perhaps the most serious limitation of gene testing is that test information is not matched by state-of-the-art diagnostics and therapies.

To receive positive test results when there is no adequate treatment can be tragic.

Major Limitations of Gene Testing