Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Tests: Misleading Test Results Are Further Complicated by Deceptive Marketing and Other Questionable Practices
Government Accountability Office
Marcy Darnovsky Ph.D.

The 30-page report by the Government Accountability Office, based on its investigation into direct-to-consumer gene test companies, which received a lot of publicity in summer 2010. In part, they used undercover techniques, but they also consulted with genetic experts and interviewed company representatives.