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False Positives

What�s the big deal with molecular diagnostics?

Roche diagnostics has announced the launch of a genetic test that predicts how potential patients would metabolize various drugs—information that could also be used to personalize drug prescriptions for bacterial infections, cardiovascular conditions, depression, and other common ailments. Two days later, Tm Bioscience, a tiny Toronto company, announced a similar test.

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