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  State Genetic Information         

State Genetics Contact:

Suzanne S. M. Karabin, MS, CGC
New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services
Family Health Services
Newborn Screening and Genetic Services Program
PO Box 364
Trenton, New Jersey  08625-0364
phone 609-292-1582
fax 609-943-5752

Clinical 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.
Click here for: Gene Tests Homepage
Click here for: GeneTests - New Jersey 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 legislation in New Jersey is:

Click here for: Title 10. Civil Rights. Regarding genetic privacy. 10:5-43to 10:5-49

Resources for genetic legislation include:

State genetics contact

Click here for: New Jersey State Legislature Online

Click here for: National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Genetics Laws and Legislative Activity.  Select a topic of interest for legislation in each state (where available).



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