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Taking point-of-care genetic testing closer to mainstreamApr 11, 2012 09:27 EDT
The first rapid point-of-care genotyping randomized clinical trial in cardiology—although small—demonstrated striking results and is another indication of the future role of genetic testing in cardiovascular practice.
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RAPID GENE: Point-of-care genetic test singles out clopidogrel nonresponders
Roberts JD, Wells GA, Le May MR, et al. Point-of-care genetic testing for personalisation of antiplatelet treatment (RAPID GENE): A prospective, randomised, proof-of-concept trial. Lancet 2012; DOI:10.1016/S01406736(12)60161-5. Available at: http://www.thelancet.com.