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Good Genetic Testing

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A recent issue of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: Recommendations and Reports, included suggestions for how to maintain good laboratory procedures in genetic testing laboratories. GT's Ciara Curtin spoke with Nancy Anderson, the chief of laboratory practice standards, and Ira Lubin, a geneticist, both of the CDC's Division of Laboratory Systems, about why the guidelines were developed, the growth of genetic testing, and a lab's responsibilities to its users. What follows are excerpts of their conversation.

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