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pdf 2019 NTSAD Tay-Sachs Carrier Screening Position Statement Popular

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NTSAD-Position-Statement-TS-Carrier-Screening.2019.11.13.FINAL.pdf

An update to the Tay-Sachs Carrier Screening position

This document is a result of the 2019 collaborative input of the NTSAD Scientific Advisory Committee. The purpose of this task force was to create a position statement regarding the use of next-generation sequencing (NGS) of the HEXA gene compared to other technologies for Tay-Sachs carrier screening. Also, the purpose was to update NTSAD’s last position statement, which was completed in August 2009.

pdf AAP-ACMG-Minor-Position-Statement Popular

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ACMG AAP statement on testing minors - Peds 2013.pdf

A statement on carrier screening for minors from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG).

 

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