France spells out genetic testing parameters:
This article was originally published in Clinica
The French health ministry has published a list of five clinical tests that may be performed in France to diagnose genetic anomalies in asymptomatic individuals: alpha galactosidase; hypoxanthine phosphoribosyl transferase; iiduronate sulfatase; phosphoribosyl pyrophosphate synthetase; and phenotyping of apolipoprotein E4. It has also published a list of equipment needed by clinical laboratories performing genetic medical tests. For further details, see the Journal Officiel of December 16 2000.