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Genomic intensive care: should we perform genome testing in critically ill newborns?
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    Genomic Intensive Care: not a panacea

    Prognostication using whole genome and whole exome (WG/WE) sequencing depends on the use of a tool which - currently - has the potential to add to rather than decrease uncertainty. A problem in using information from genomic testing as a prognostic tool is the self-fulfilling nature of these 'diagnoses'. Many of these will initially be hypotheses, which become untestable unless the same genotypes are seen in family member...

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