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Purposes of Genetic Testing

Author: Infobase,; INTELECOM Intelligent Telecommunications (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : INTELECOM, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [2011] 2015. ©2011
Series: Luminaries.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dr. Ed McCabe, Chief of the Mattel Children's Hospital at UCLA, explains that genetic testing is done to facilitate the diagnosis of genetic diseases like heart disease, cancer and diabetes. Such testing can be invaluable in encouraging individuals predisposed to a genetic disease to monitor their condition through ongoing testing and, when possible, even take steps to prevent that disease.
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; INTELECOM Intelligent Telecommunications (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1048831879
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by INTELECOM, 2011.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on April 18, 2015.
Target Audience: 9 - 12
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (46 sec)) : sound, color.
Contents: Purposes of Genetic Testing (1:00);
Series Title: Luminaries.
Responsibility: INTELECOM.

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Dr. Ed McCabe, Chief of the Mattel Children's Hospital at UCLA, explains that genetic testing is done to facilitate the diagnosis of genetic diseases like heart disease, cancer and diabetes. Such testing can be invaluable in encouraging individuals predisposed to a genetic disease to monitor their condition through ongoing testing and, when possible, even take steps to prevent that disease.

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