What's In a Name? Experts Question Bill Calling DTC Genomics 'Post-CLIA Bioinformatics Services' | GenomeWeb

By Turna Ray

"Post-CLIA bioinformatics services" — a term introduced in a California bill seeking to legally set apart consumer genomics firms from clinical laboratories — may be too broad a term that could have unintended consequences for the broader bioinformatics field, according to some experts.

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