Originally published June 7.

By Turna Ray 

This article has been updated from a previous version to include customer comments, as well as comments from 23andMe about how the company is managing the problem.

23andMe informed its customers last week that the contracted laboratory where saliva samples are analyzed “incorrectly processed” many of them.

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