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  State Genetic Information         

State Genetics Coordinators:

None
 
 
Needs Assessment/Planning:

Click here for: State Genetics Plan
 
 
All Genetic Services:

Consumer support, Newborn Screening Follow up, Clinical Services, Prenatal Services, Laboratory Services

Click here for: - All Genetic Services in Texas

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.

Click for: - Clinical Genetic Services in Texas

              - Texas Department of State Health Services – Genetic Services Provider List

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 - Texas Clinical Directory
 
 
Genetic Counselor Training Program:

Click here for: University of Texas Medical School at Houston
 
 
 Legislation:

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.  

Resources for genetic legislation include:

Click here for: Texas 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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