Review and Consensus on Pharmacogenomic Testing in Psychiatry published in Pharmacopsychiatry

Review and Consensus on Pharmacogenomic (PGx) Testing in Psychiatry was recently published in the journal Pharmacopsychiatry [PMID: 33147643].

In the sections pharmacogenomic mechanisms, pharmacogenomic evidence and guidelines for psychiatry, and pharmacogenomic testing in psychiatry the review provides an up-to-date summary of recent developments that clinicians should know when considering PGx testing for their patients. It summarizes and discusses the evidence that was considered by the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics (ISPG) for a statement about “Genetic testing and psychiatric disorders” updated in 2019.

The author group concludes that PGx testing should be viewed as part of the decision supporting measures to assist implementation of good clinical care, highlighting CYP2D6, CYP2C19, HLA-A, and HLA-B.  For further details read the review [PMID: 33147643].

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