New Genetic Test Diagnoses Rare Childhood Diseases

November 05, 2014 04:09 PM
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Most rare diseases are genetic and appear early in life. While a child may show symptoms, it's often difficult to confirm a diagnosis. As VOA's Rosanne Skirble reports, a powerful new genetic test may reduce the uncertainty by providing more conclusive results earlier.