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Molecular Typing Technology: a Legal Perspective

Molecular Typing Technology: a Legal Perspective This response to Rump and Woonink (2012) on ethical questions concerning the use of molecular typing techniques in the control of infectious diseases examines the use of typing in Canada and the legal framework that will govern its increasing use for source and contact tracing in provincial health systems. It examines whether current public health and privacy laws and constitutional protections provide the appropriate balance between public and individual interests in the control of infectious diseases. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Public Health Ethics Oxford University Press

Molecular Typing Technology: a Legal Perspective

Public Health Ethics , Volume 5 (3) – Nov 5, 2012

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Oxford University Press
Copyright
The Author 2012. Published by Oxford University Press. Available online at www.phe.oxfordjournals.org
ISSN
1754-9973
eISSN
1754-9981
DOI
10.1093/phe/phs030
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Abstract

This response to Rump and Woonink (2012) on ethical questions concerning the use of molecular typing techniques in the control of infectious diseases examines the use of typing in Canada and the legal framework that will govern its increasing use for source and contact tracing in provincial health systems. It examines whether current public health and privacy laws and constitutional protections provide the appropriate balance between public and individual interests in the control of infectious diseases.

Journal

Public Health EthicsOxford University Press

Published: Nov 5, 2012

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