NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The California Department of Public Health has released the names of the 13 genetic testing companies that it has told to stop offering services in California, including several consumer genomics companies and other direct-to-consumer firms offering tests for particular conditions.
 
The state notified a number of companies last week that they must cease and desist from offering the tests to California residents.

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