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Genetic services and the primary care interface 

Genetic services and the primary care interface
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Genetic services and the primary care interface
Author(s):

Guy Bradley-Smith

, Sally Hope

, Helen v. Firth

, and Jane A. Hurst

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199545360.003.04
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date: 03 April 2020

Referral to a genetics service 80

Regional Genetics services in the UK 82

Tests—genetic tests in primary care 84

What happens at a genetics consultation? 86

Typical reasons for a referral to a genetics clinic include:

Family history of a genetic disorder: a person with a genetic condition in the family wants to know the risk that he/she will develop the condition or pass it to his/her children....

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