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ISS/IRC Code COM-ADOPT ENG-058
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Title Genetic Testing and adoption
Author BAAF (British Association for Adoption and Fostering)
Generic unit Practice Note 50

General information
Date published/issue 00-00-2006
Date received 00-00-0000
Place published UNITED KINGDOM
Editor
Publisher BAAF (British Association for Adoption and Fostering) 6-10 Kirby Street, London EC1N 8TS, UK; (www.baaf.org.uk)
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Page 4
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Type of material Note
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Document information
Document description Commentaries
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Country concerned UNITED KINGDOM
Index Child-rights
Adoption
Dna-test
Free text This practice note intends to guide all parties concerned in the adoption process where a decision needs to be made about the genetic testing of the child. This paper brings reflection about issue of an adoptable child should have a genetic test to obtain the family history. It also comments the role of social workers, medical doctor and genetics centre.

Document qualification
Degree of interest Of interest
Work area Miscellaneous
Potential users All
Other potential users General