A 29-year-old member asked:
I want my entire genome done. do i need to get genetic counseling?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Pathology 49 years experience
Why and Yes: Yes, you should seek genetic counseling if you are contemplating on getting your genome sequenced. Please note sequencing does not usually provide usable information unless targeted to a specific question.
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Last updated Jan 2, 2014
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