Statement on guidance for genetic counseling in advanced paternal age

Genet Med. 2008 Jun;10(6):457-60. doi: 10.1097/GIM.0b013e318176fabb.


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.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Chromosome Aberrations
  • Genetic Counseling / methods*
  • Genetic Counseling / standards*
  • Genetic Predisposition to Disease
  • Genetic Services / standards
  • Genetic Testing / standards
  • Guidelines as Topic
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Mutation
  • Paternal Age*
  • Risk