What to consider before buying a home genetic test kit
For a few hundred dollars and a saliva sample, you can learn some information about your genealogy or medical conditions for which you may be at risk. But should you seek such information from a home genetic test? Upstate's director of medical genetics, Robert Lebel, MD, talks about what to consider before seeking genetic testing. He holds appointments in several departments at Upstate, including pediatrics, medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pathology and ethics.