As sequencing moves into clinical use, insurers balk

June 19, 2014 5:27 PM

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As sequencing moves into clinical use, insurers balk

Her son, Christian, was born in 2010 with multiple, mysterious syndromes that leave him unable to speak, chew, or walk on his own.

Initial genetic tests failed to provide a diagnosis. Aimee's hopes are now pinned on a new test called exome sequencing that searches all the protein-making genes for glitches that could explain Christian's condition.

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