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State Genetic Information
State Genetics Contact:
Dr. Sharmini V. Rogers, MBBS, MPH Chief
Needs Assessment Planning
Clnical Genetic Services
Clinical genetics are medical services provided to individuals, families, and populations who have or are at risk for disorders with genetic implications. Services include testing, counseling, education, treatment, and where appropriate, referral for other services.
GeneTests, is a publicly-funded, medical genetics information resource that has a searchable clinical directory for all states, type of service, and specialty clinic.
Gene Tests Homepage
GeneTests-Missouri Clinical Directory
Genetic legislation may be clearly expressed in public health statutes. It may also be embedded in other regulations, administrative rules, or other less obvious statutes, e.g. labor law. Identifying and interpreting state genetics legislation is not necessarily straightforward. One example of genetic-related legislation in Missouri is:
Chapter 375. Provisions Applicable to All Insurance Companies. Section 375-1309 Confidentiality of Genetic Information
Resources for genetic legislation include:
- State genetic contacts
- Missouri General Assembly Online
National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Genetics Laws and Legislative Activity.
Select a topic of interest for legislation in each state (where available).