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Understanding test results

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Your genomic test results are unique to you and can be complex. Our team interprets your unique results and helps you understand how it may affect your health care.

Some genomic test results may include a Variant of Uncertain Significance (VUS) which your genetic counselor or physician can discuss further with you.

Your genomic evaluation may also include pharmacogenomics (drug-gene test) results and could trigger a message (drug-gene alert) in your electronic medical record for your health care provider regarding prescription medication choices and dosing recommendations for you.

Information and resources are available to explain your test results further:

Your results cannot be used to discriminate against you in obtaining insurance or employment. The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) is a federal law that protects individuals from discrimination in health insurance and employment due to genetic information.

Only health care professionals, and those you have given permission, may view your genetic test results. If you are receiving care at another medical facility, you may want to share this information with your other health care providers.