Geneticists Seek Policies for Disclosing Incestuous Relationships Identified by SNP Arrays | GenomeWeb

By Justin Petrone

While the advent SNP arrays has greatly improved cytogeneticists' ability to identify the causes of developmental delay, the technology can also inadvertently identify children born of incestuous relationships — a fact that has caused researchers at Baylor College of Medicine to call for official guidelines on handling such cases.

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