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Title: Unequal representation of genetic variation across ancestry groups creates healthcare inequality in the application of precision medicine
Authors: Petrovski, Slavé;Goldstein, David B
Issue Date: 14-Jul-2016
EDate: 2016-07-14
Citation: Genome Biology 2016; 17(1): 157
Abstract: An important application of modern genomics is diagnosing genetic disorders. We use the largest publicly available exome sequence database to show that this key clinical service can currently be performed much more effectively in individuals of European genetic ancestry.
Description: Open letter
URI: http://ahro.austin.org.au/austinjspui/handle/1/16275
DOI: 10.1186/s13059-016-1016-y
PubMed URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27418169
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Clinical diagnostics
Disease-associated genes
Genetic ancestry
Genetic variation
Geographic ancestry
Healthcare inequality
Next generation sequencing
Precision medicine
Rare variants
Sequence interpretation
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