By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Because of the increasing availability of genetic testing to consumers and the elusive and confusing nature of human and individual ancestry, extra efforts are needed to begin developing guidelines for how consumer ancestry tests are used and interpreted, according to a new American Society of Human Genetics report.

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