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BMJ 1999; 319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7205.326a (Published 31 July 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:326
  1. Douglas Carnall (dcarnall@bmj.com)
  1. BMJ

    Last week, the inaugural meeting of the UK Forum for Genetics and Insurance (UKFGI) addressed “the complex issues on the use of genetic testing on the assessment of people's insurability” (see p 273). Even for single gene disorders this is not a straightforward matter: 13% of family members with a family history of a single gene disorder were wrongly rated by life insurers in …

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