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Genetic screening and the handling of high-risk groups in the workplace
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology. Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight.
|LC Classifications||KF27 .S3975 1981g|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 319 p. :|
|Number of Pages||319|
|LC Control Number||82601559|
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House of Representatives, Ninety-seventh Congress, first session, Octo 15, [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology. Title(s): Genetic Screening and the Handling of High-Risk Groups in the Workplace.
Hearings, Oct Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Washington:. With the completion of the Human Genome Project, it is likely that genetic testing for susceptibility to a wide range of diseases will increase in society.
One venue for such increased testing is likely to be the workplace as employers attempt to protect workers from unhealthy gene-environment interactions, improve productivity, and control escalating health care costs. Past and recent Cited by: Each new genetic test that is developed raises serious issues for medicine, public health, and social policy regarding the circumstances under which the test should be used, how the test is implemented, and what uses are made of its results.
Should people be allowed to choose or refuse the test, or should it be mandatory, as newborn screening is in some states?Cited by: 4.
Genetic screening in the workplace presents more difficult public health issues than genetic monitoring (). With this effort, the emphasis is not, as in genetic monitoring, on exposure effects, rather it is on the probability that a person with a particular genetic characteristic is at.
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