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Should pretest genetic counselling be required for patients pursuing genomic sequencing? Results from a survey of participants in a large genomic implementation study
  1. Joel E Pacyna1,
  2. Carmen Radecki Breitkopf2,
  3. Sarah M Jenkins3,
  4. Erica J Sutton1,
  5. Caroline Horrow1,
  6. Iftikhar J Kullo4,
  7. Richard R Sharp1,2
  1. 1 Biomedical Ethics Research Program, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
  2. 2 Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
  3. 3 Division of Biostatistics and Informatics, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
  4. 4 Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Richard R Sharp, Biomedical Ethics Research Program, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA; Sharp.Richard{at}mayo.edu

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  • Contributors IJK and RRS acquired funding for the study. JEP, CRB, EJS, IJK and RRS contributed to the design of the study. RRS provided overall supervision to the study procedures reported in this paper. JEP, CRB, SMJ, CH and RRS contributed to the analysis. JEP completed the first draft of the manuscript and all authors critically revised the manuscript to produce the final paper.

  • Funding This study was supported by a grant from the National Institutes of Health, USA (U01 HG006379) and by the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Ethics approval Mayo Clinic Institutional Review Board.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

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  • Contributors IJK and RRS acquired funding for the study. JEP, CRB, EJS, IJK and RRS contributed to the design of the study. RRS provided overall supervision to the study procedures reported in this paper. JEP, CRB, SMJ, CH and RRS contributed to the analysis. JEP completed the first draft of the manuscript and all authors critically revised the manuscript to produce the final paper.

  • Funding This study was supported by a grant from the National Institutes of Health, USA (U01 HG006379) and by the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Ethics approval Mayo Clinic Institutional Review Board.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

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