Community genetics. Its definition 2010

Leo P. Ten Kate, Lihadh Al-Gazali, Sonia Anand, Alan Bittles, Jean Jacques Cassiman, Arnold Christianson, Martina C. Cornel, Hanan Hamamy, Helena Kääriäinen, Ulf Kristoffersson, David Marais, Victor B. Penchaszadeh, Proton Rahman, Jörg Schmidtke

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This paper presents a definition of the medical field of community genetics. It starts with a brief historical overview, defines the requirements for an adequate definition, presents the definition, and discusses the constituent parts of the definition.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)19-22
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Community Genetics
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Genetics(clinical)

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