n South African Medical Journal - Clinical issues in genetic testing for multifactorial diseases : editorial
|Article Title||Clinical issues in genetic testing for multifactorial diseases : editorial|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Stellenbosch University and 2 Tygerberg Hospital|
|Publication Date||Aug 2013|
Technological advances in genomics are shifting the genetic testing paradigm, from testing targeted mutations in selected genes to testing whole genes and even whole genomes. These exciting developments raise numerous practical pitfalls and ethical issues. Two articles in this issue of the SAMJ address genetic testing for multifactorial diseases.
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