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Genetic Testing

Genetic testing?

What is genetic testing? It is the process of using medical tests to look for clinically relevant changes in a person’s genes.

Genetic testing has utility in

  • Diagnosis
  • Prognosis
  • Therapeutic decision making

Currently, genetic testing for Wolfram is useful for making diagnosis and estimating prognosis. I believe that it will be useful for therapeutic decision making in the next few years. I feel that genetic testing will be a critical component in many aspects of healthcare management.

Thank you for reading this blog. I hope you have a wonderful Sunday. Warmly, Fumi Urano