Reflections on the cost of "low-cost" whole genome sequencing: framing the health policy debate
Caulfield, Timothy × Evans, Jim McGuire, Amy McCabe, Christopher Bubela, Tania Cook-Deegan, Robert Fishman, Jennifer Hogarth, Stuart Miller, Fiona A Ravitsky, Vardit Biesecker, Barbara Borry, Pascal Cho, Mildred K Carroll, June C Etchegary, Holly Joly, Yann Kato, Kazuto Lee, Sandra Soo-Jin Rothenberg, Karen Sankar, Pamela Szego, Michael J Ossorio, Pilar Pullman, Daryl Rousseau, Francois Ungar, Wendy J Wilson, Brenda #
Public Library of Science
PLoS Biology vol:11 issue:11 pages:e1001699
The future clinical applications of whole genome sequencing come with speculation and enthusiasm but require careful consideration of the true system costs and health benefits of the clinical uses of this exciting technology.