[Ethics of working with DNA in health care].

Casopis lekaru ceskych

PubMedID: 11262909

Fiedler Z. [Ethics of working with DNA in health care]. Cas Lek Cesk. 2001;140(2):54-6.
The reasoning on DNA as a biological sample of the particular status is based on the author's experience with DNA isolation, analysis and interpretation of genotyping results. The author discusses the nature of the information contained in DNA molecule, he specifies who uses this information and in what way the information is or should be used. The different standpoints concerning the ethical codex of patient's rights versus DNA handling are stressed.