ACMG Statements and Guidelines
These online statements and guidelines are definitive and may be cited using the digital object identifier (DOI). These recommendations are designed primarily as an educational resource for medical geneticists and other healthcare providers to help them provide quality medical genetics services; they should not be considered inclusive of all proper procedures and tests or exclusive of other procedures and tests that are reasonably directed to obtaining the same results. Please refer to the leading disclaimer in each document for more information.
- In 1996, a practice guideline on genetic counseling for advanced paternal age was published. The current document updates the state of knowledge of advanced paternal age effects on single gene mutations, chromosome anomalies, and complex traits.