genetic testing. Under this law, genetic tests can be administered in Germany only by licensed physicians and with patients’ informed consent.
A comprehensive listing and description of other legislative and legal documents related to genetic testing in the European Union, EU-member and other European countries, and non-European countries can be found in the report, Definitions of Genetic Testing in European and other Legal Documents,6 prepared for the European Commission in 2009.
Report available at: www.eurogentest.org/web/files/public/unit6/core_competences/BackgroundDocDefinitionsLegislationV10-FinalDraft.pdf, Accessed: March 29, 2010.
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Appendix B: Regulation of Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing Outside the United States ."
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