Christopher J. Klein, MD

Departments of Neurology and Medical Genetics,
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA

Tatiana M. Foroud, PhD

Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics,
Indiana University School of Medicine,
Indianapolis, IN, USA

Accredited by

Mayo Clinic

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Course Description

On completion of this article, you should be able to: (1) describe the advantages and limitations of clinical testing utilizing whole genome sequencing (WGS), whole exome sequencing (WES), and targeted panel sequencing; (2) recommend the most appropriate choice from 3 approaches (WGS, WES, and targeted NGS) for a specific disease category in your specialty; and (3) recognize the importance of collaborative teamwork between clinicians and laboratory geneticists in the optimizing and updating process of panel design and data interpretation.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2017-Feb-01
Expiration Date:2019-Jan-31
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes

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