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Ethical Aspects of Genetic Screening in Israel

  • Michal Sagi (a1)
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  • Published online: 01 September 2008
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Advances in genetic research make it possible to identify carriers of a growing number of genetic diseases. The World Health Organization (WHO) published several preconditions for community carrier screening. This paper aims to present some of the dilemmas about screening in Israel and the difficulties in following the WHO's helpful criteria.

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