Direct-to-consumer genetic tests are tests offered directly to consumers without a physician's order. Many companies now exist that offer direct-to-consumer genetic tests. To learn more about these tests, who offers them, and why you may want to consider them, we recommend you review the following resources.

Direct-to-Consumer Genomic Testing - National Research Genome Institute

Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing - National Institute of Health

Types of Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Tests - National Institute of Health

If you have general questions on genetic tests, please refer to this article