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Quality and safety of genetic testing in Australia and New Zealand: A review of the current regulatory framework

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Goold, IL and Pearn, A and Bettiol, SS and Ballantyne, A, Quality and safety of genetic testing in Australia and New Zealand: A review of the current regulatory framework, Australian Health Review, 3, (1) Article 13. ISSN 0156-5788 (2006) [Refereed Article]


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DOI: doi:10.1186/1743-8462-3-13

Abstract

This paper provides an overview of the regulation of quality assurance for genetic testing in Australia and New Zealand and outlines the steps currently being taken to critically appraise and improve the regulatory framework in each country. It aims to contextualize this framework within the broader context of quality and patient safety concerns; and to draw together the concerns and recommendations of the various organizations that have been working to improve quality assurance in this area.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:Quality and safety of genetic testing in Australia and NZ
Research Division:Studies in Human Society
Research Group:Policy and Administration
Research Field:Health Policy
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Objective Field:Behaviour and Health
Author:Bettiol, SS (Dr Silvana Bettiol)
ID Code:97013
Year Published:2006
Deposited By:Medicine (Discipline)
Deposited On:2014-11-28
Last Modified:2015-03-26
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