Problem: An unacceptably HIGH frequency of false positive genetic variant classifications within numerous clinical labs has been studied for YEARS. Peer reviewed publications* group results from multiple labs, thus shielding the worse offending labs from scrutiny. Which genetic labs are more accurate?
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