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Patient accounts of diagnostic testing for familial hypercholesterolaemia: comparing responses to genetic and non-genetic testing methods

Gareth J Hollands1, David Armstrong2, Angela Macfarlane1, Martin A Crook3 and Theresa M Marteau1*

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1 Health Psychology Section, Department of Psychology (at Guy’s), King’s College London, 5th Floor Bermondsey Wing, Guy’s Campus, London, SE1 9RT, UK

2 Department of Primary Care and Public Health Sciences, King's College London, 5th Floor Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London, SE1 3QD, UK

3 Department of Clinical Biochemistry and Metabolic Medicine, University Hospital Lewisham, London, SE13 6LH, UK

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BMC Medical Genetics 2012, 13:87  doi:10.1186/1471-2350-13-87

Published: 21 September 2012

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