Testing an individual or a fetus for a particular gene
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Genetic testing: Tests done for clinical genetic purposes. Genetic tests may be done for diverse purposes pertaining to clinical genetics, including the diagnosis of genetic disease in children and adults; the identification of future disease risks; the prediction of drug responses; and the detectio...
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Synonym for DNA diagnostics ... Identifying foetuses or infants afflicted with hereditary diseases or conditions, and carriers of recessive disorders by means of DNA analysis. ... See: DNA markers, familial screening, prenatal screening. ... Synonym: genetic testing. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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(from the article `genetic disease, human`) In the case of genetic disease, options often exist for presymptomatic diagnosisthat is, diagnosis of individuals at risk for developing a given ...
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Genetic testing (also called DNA-based tests) is among the newest and most sophisticated of techniques used to test for genetic disorders which involves direct examination of the DNA molecule itself. Other genetic tests include biochemical tests for such gene products as enzymes and other proteins ...
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Analyzing an individual's genetic material to determine predisposition to a particular health condition or to confirm a diagnosis of genetic disease.
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A technique in which DNA is analyzed to look for a genetic alteration that may indicate an increased risk for developing a specific disease or disorder. The purpose of the examination is to determine if an inherited genetic disease is present and the likelihood of passing the defect on to offspring....
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Type: Term Definitions: 1. laboratory studies of blood or other tissue for the purpose of identifying genetic disorders. Relatively large chromosomal abnormalities such as deletion or transposition are identified by karyotyping (microscopic examination of chromosomes from a cell undergoing mitosis)....
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Analyzing DNA to look for a genetic alteration that may indicate an increased risk for developing a specific disease or disorder.
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