AMERICAN COLLEGE OF MEDICAL GENETICS
Standards and Guidelines for Clinical Genetics Laboratories
2006 Edition

 
  This updated edition of the STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES FOR CLINICAL GENETICS LABORATORIES is available at no charge. Drafts of revised and new sections are made available to members only for comment prior to being finalized by the Laboratory Quality Assurance Committee for submission to the Board of Directors for approval and incorporation into the posted document.

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GENERAL STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES
       Introduction
       A: Overview
       B: Personnel Policies
       C: General Policies
       D: Shared Methodologies
       E: Clinical Cytogenetics
       F: Clinical Biochemical Genetics
       G: Clinical Molecular Genetics
       H: Prenatal Genetic Screening with Alphafetoprotein (AFP) and Related Analytes
[See ONTD and DS (under Disease/Phenotype-Specific Standards and Guidelines below).
These two documents replace Section H.]

DISEASE/PHENOTYPE-SPECIFIC STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES
       CF: CFTR Mutation Testing.
       CF3: Cystic Fibrosis Carrier Screening, Laboratory Standards and Guidelines for Population-based
(See CFTR Mutation Testing, above, for further information and updates.)
       DS: Prenatal Screening for Down Syndrome
       FV/PT: Venous Thromboembolism (Factor V Leiden and Prothrombin 20210G>A Testing).
       FX: Fragile X.
       HD: Huntington Disease.
       ONTD: Open Neural Tube Defects.
       URD: Ultra-Rare Disorders.