By Julia Karow

Baylor College of Medicine has opened a Whole Genome Laboratory that is initially offering a clinical whole-exome sequencing test for the diagnosis of genetic disorders and plans to add whole-genome sequencing in the "near future."

The laboratory, a joint effort of Baylor's Human Genome Sequencing Center and the Medical Genetics Laboratories of the department of molecular and human genetics, is among the first in the country to bring genome-wide next-generation sequencing to the clinic.

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