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Only the association of 9p21 variants with heart disease had convincing evidence of a per-allele odds ratio of between 1.2 and 1.3; this was the highest effect size for any variant/disease combination with at least adequate evidence. However, based on existing technologies that have been or may be used and on data from 2 of the companies performing such testing, the analytic sensitivity and specificity of tests for individual gene variants might be at least satisfactory.

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