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When genomic medicine reveals misattributed genetic relationships – the debate about disclosure revisited

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Accidental discovery of misattributed parentage is an age-old problem in clinical medicine, but the ability to detect it routinely has increased recently as a result of high-throughput DNA sequencing technologies coupled with family sequencing studies. Problems arise at the clinical-research boundary, where policies and consent forms guaranteeing nondisclosure may conflict with standard clinical care.

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To examine the challenges of managing misattrib...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Oxford college:
St Cross College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Genetics in Medicine Journal website
Publication date:
2018-06-14
Acceptance date:
2018-03-12
EISSN:
1530-0366
ISSN:
1098-3600
Source identifiers:
831852
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pubs:831852
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uuid:35c4049d-4e34-49cb-99dd-1a5770fa3b00
Local pid:
pubs:831852
Deposit date:
2018-03-27

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