Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing and Primary Care: A 10-question Quiz

Sydney Jennings

Associate Editor of Patient Care Online

How much do you know about the increasingly popular direct-to-consumer genetic testing? Find out with this 10-question quiz. 

In recent years, direct-to-consumer personal genomic testing (DTC-PGT) has gained popularity with approximately 250 companies marketing tests that provide details on ancestry, wellness, genetic health risk, and more. Consumers can easily purchase these tests online without prior physician consultation. Primary care physicians (PCPs) are often the first to be approached about interpreting DTC-PGT results and some are more comfortable in the situation than others. How do you feel about the trend? How much do you know about DTC-PGT? Take our 10-question quiz to find out.