Director of NatGeo Genographic Project Claims Consumer Genomics Has Become 'Mainstream' | GenomeWeb

Sometime earlier this year, the millionth person ordered a direct-to-consumer genetic test. Most likely, the test was ordered for ancestry or genetic genealogy purposes. It also was likely to have been run on a microarray manufactured by Illumina.

And this milestone is likely to be surpassed next year, when at least one test provider expects the number of people tested to date to double.

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