Screening for genetic traits and diseases.

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Abstract

Genetic screening should greatly improve the quality of life. A thorough family and medical history is the basis for identifying families at high risk for genetic traits and diseases. Recognition is enhanced by awareness of diseases associated with certain racial, ethnic or geographic groups. Effective genetic screening requires close collaboration between physicians, public health officers and medical investigators.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)153-166
Number of pages14
JournalAmerican Family Physician
Volume24
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 1 1981

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Family Practice

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