J Am Assoc Nurse Pract 2021 Jun 7. Epub 2021 Jun 7.
Wellmed, Corpus Christi, Texas, Thomas Spann Clinic, Corpus Christi, Texas, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, New York, New York, Baylor University, Waco, Texas, Department of Veterans Affairs, Home Based Primary Care, Temple, Texas, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, Texas.
Abstract: Direct-to-consumer genetic and genomic testing (DTCGT) has paved the way for consumers to gain information about their genetic makeup. Consumers may seek DTCGT to estimate ethnic background, identify genetic relations, or obtain raw DNA information that can be used for other purposes, such as testing for paternity and identifying genetically linked illnesses. Despite robust progress in genetic and genomic testing, most people have a low exposure threshold to DTCGT. Read More