Abbreviations and Acronyms

Publication Details

ACMG

American College of Medical Genetics

CLIA

Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments

CMS

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

COAG

Clarification of Optimal Anticoagulation Through Genetics

DRG

diagnosis-related group

EGAPP

Evaluation of Genomic Applications in Practice and Prevention

FDA

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDAAA

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act

FISH

Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization

GAPPNet

Genomics Applications in Practice and Prevention Network

GINA

Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008

GWAS

genome-wide association study

HMS

Harvard Medical School

HNPCC

hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer

IHC

immunohistochemistry

INR

International Normalized Ratio

IWPC

International Warfarin Pharmacogenetics Consortium