LabCorp patents autism diagnosis method – News – The Times-News – Burlington, NC

LabCorp has received a patent on a method for diagnosing autism spectrum disorders.The method, invented by David Michael Margulies and Mark Firman Bear of Massachusetts, involves taking a tissue or body sample from a subject and then conducting a test to identify variant sequences in the subject’s genetic code, which may signify “the presence or an increased risk of developing autism spectrum disorders.” Testing can be done on children and fetuses,

Source: LabCorp patents autism diagnosis method – News – The Times-News – Burlington, NC

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