You Might Want to Take Your Genetics Test With a Grain of Salt

According to a new study those commercial genetics tests that are all the rage now in TV commercials might not be as accurate as you’d think. The results of the study show that 40% of the direct-to-customer test results are false-positives. So if you’re Elizabeth Warren the test that showed you had some Native American in you could have been inaccurate. The bottom line is you should always get clinical confermation testing for anything that comes back that isn’t good news. Our results demonstrate the importance of confirming DTC raw data variants in a clinical laboratory that is well versed in both complex variant detection and classification. Discussion…
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