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Genetic Testing MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Genetic Testing
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.225.562
E05.200.562
E05.393.435
N02.421.308.430
N02.421.726.233.221
Unique ID
D005820
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005820
Annotation
human and animal; for phenotype or genotype
Scope Note
Detection of a MUTATION; GENOTYPE; KARYOTYPE; or specific ALLELES associated with genetic traits, heritable diseases, or predisposition to a disease, or that may lead to the disease in descendants. It includes prenatal genetic testing.
Entry Term(s)
Genetic Predisposition Testing
Genetic Screening
Predictive Genetic Testing
Predictive Testing, Genetic
Testing, Genetic Predisposition
NLM Classification #
QZ 52
Previous Indexing
Genetic Counseling (1973-1977)
Genetics, Population (1966-1977)
Hereditary Diseases (1968-1977)
Mass Screening (1968-1977)
See Also
Databases, Genetic
Databases, Nucleic Acid
Genetic Carrier Screening
Genetic Predisposition to Disease
Genetic Privacy
Molecular Diagnostic Techniques
Preimplantation Diagnosis
Prenatal Diagnosis
Public MeSH Note
2010; see GENETIC SCREENING 1978-2009
History Note
2010 (1978)
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/04/22
Revision Date
2017/07/17
Genetic Testing Preferred
Testing, Genetic Predisposition Narrower
Genetic Screening Narrower
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