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Ethical and Legal Challenges Associated with Public Molecular Autopsies

Quianta Moore

Ethical and Legal Challenges Associated with Public Molecular Autopsies.

By Quianta Moore, Mary A. Majumder et al.

The authors urge consideration of issues such as consent, confidentiality and return of results to ensure that the benefits of postmortem genetic testing are maximized and the harms are minimized.