Day 5: Public Health Genetics and Genomics Resources

  1. 1. The CDC recommends that everyone at risk for the following conditions, Familial Hypercholesterolemia, Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer syndrome, and Lynch syndrome should be screened for them. This screening is known as___ screening, or Tier 1 Genomic Applications
  2. 4. The two main types of prenatal testing are prenatal diagnostic tests and prenatal ___ tests
  3. 6. Public Health officials support laws and regulations that protect public health and ensure safety. The Genetics Information Nondiscrimination Act is also known as ____
  4. 8. Humans usually have ___ number of chromosomes
  5. 9. Three types of results can come back from genetic testing. Positive, Negative, a Variant of _____ Significance
  1. 2. _______ ______” is the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life, and promoting health through the organized efforts and informed choices of society, organizations, public, and private communities, and individuals”
  2. 3. Genetic counselors take family history’s by drawing a ____
  3. 5. A medical doctor with specialized training in genetics
  4. 7. This screen is performed soon after birth. It is called ____ Screening. It consists of a hearing, heart, and genetic screen
  5. 10. The _____ is a list of disorders that the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services recommends for states to screen as part of their state universal newborn screening programs.