NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – As diagnostic exome sequencing becomes more common for rare disorders, groups are starting to look at ways to boost the success rate of such tests, which has been hovering at around 25 percent. Many have turned to so-called 'medical exomes,' where coverage of disease-related genes is boosted.

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