Size of the direct-to-consumer genomic testing market.
Wright, Caroline F
Genetics in medicine : official journal of the American College of Medical Genetics 2010 Sep; 12(9): 594
There has been enormous interest in the recent development of consumer genomics services, but very little is known about their impact. Using publicly available information, we estimate that the market for genetic susceptibility tests for complex diseases is much smaller than previously suggested, and hence consider that regulation through restrictive statutory legislation may be excessive.
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