[Genetic diseases in Spain: map of genetic tests available in the national health system]

Martínez-Férez IM, Beltrán-Calvo C
Record ID 32014001399
Original Title: Mapa de análisis genéticos que se realizan en España en el marco del Sistema Nacional de Salud.
Authors' objectives: The aim of this study was to know the procedures and genetic tests included in the genetic services from the different regional health services of NHS and provide a map of the situation in Spain.
Authors' recommendations: Almost all Autonomous Regions include prenatal and postnatal genetic testing in their health services. - The 16 Autonomous Regions provide basic techniques for cytogenetic studies. - In inherited genetic diseases, hereditary cancer is the disorder included in more health services. - In non-hereditary genetic diseases, oncohematologic testing are the most widely included in the regional health services. - Pharmacogenetic and immunogenetic testings are not widespread.
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2014
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Spain
MeSH Terms
  • Spain
  • Genetic Services
  • Servicios genéticos
  • España
  • Sistema Nacional de Salud
Organisation Name: Andalusian Health Technology Assessment Area
Contact Address: Area de Evaluacion de Tecnologias Sanitarias Sanitarias de Andalucia (AETSA) Avda. Innovación, s/n Edificio Arena 1. Sevilla (Spain) Tel. +34 955 006 309
Contact Name: aetsa.csalud@juntadeandalucia.es
Contact Email: aetsa.csalud@juntadeandalucia.es
Copyright: Andalusian Agency for Health Technology Assessment (AETSA)
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