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Practice Guidelines, Position Statements, Surveys and Reports

All current Practice Guidelines, Position Statements, Surveys and Reports are tabulated below for download. To download documents for member review and comment, please go to the Documents for Review section of the website.

PRACTICE GUIDELINES

Document Title/Purpose Committee Copyright Download
Carrier Screening for Genetic Disorders in Individuals of Ashkenazi Jewish Descent.  - April 2006 Clinical (Prenatal) CCMG/SOGC Link
Carrier Screening for Thalassemia and   Hemoglobinopathies in Canada. - Oct 2008 Clinical (Prenatal) CCMG/SOGC Link
CCMG Guidelines For Retention of: A) Cytogenetic Specimens and Genetic Records B) Molecular Specimens and Genetic Records CCMG Laboratory Practice Committee CCMG PDF
CCMG Practice Guidelines for FISH CCMG Laboratory Practice Committee CCMG PDF
CF Testing / Screening. - Jan 2011 Laboratory (Molecular) CCMG epub PDF
Cytogenetic Analysis A: Recommendations for the Indications, Analysis and Reporting of Prenatal Specimens - Feb 2010 Laboratory (Cytogenetics) CCMG epub PDF
Cytogenetic Analysis B: Recommendations for the Indications, Analysis and Reporting of Constitutional Specimens. - Feb 2010 Laboratory (Cytogenetics) CCMG epub PDF
Cytogenetic Analysis C: Recommendations for the Indications, Analysis and Reporting of Oncology Specimens. - July 2010 Laboratory (Cytogenetics) CCMG epub PDF
Cytogenetic Analysis: Microarray. - July 2010 - Retired.  See Genomic Microarray Testing - CCMG Guidelines Laboratory (Cytogenetics) CCMG epub PDF
Cytogenetic Analysis: QF-PCR - July 2010 Laboratory (Cytogenetics) CCMG epub PDF
Cytogenetic FISH Guidelines (CLSI). - July 2006 Laboratory (Cytogenetics) CSLI PDF
DNA Banking. - Jan 2008 Laboratory (Molecular) CCMG epub PDF
Fetal Soft markers in Obstetric Ultrasound. - June 2005 Clinical (Prenatal) CCMG/SOGC Link
Fragile X Testing in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Canada SOGC Genetics Committee and the CCMG Prenatal Diagnosis Committee SOGC–CCMG LINK
Genomic Microarray Testing - CCMG Guidelines CCMG Cytogenetics Committee CCMG Link
Maintaining Competence For Laboratory Geneticists CCMG Laboratory Practice Committee CCMG PDF
Molecular Genetic Testing. - Sept 2002 Laboratory (Molecular) CCMG epub PDF
Molecular Pathology Checklist CAP Accreditation Program CCMG Laboratory Practice Committee CAP Pending
Note: All SOGC Guidelines are Available in French. Dépistage des porteurs de troubles génétiques chez les personnes d’origine juive ahkénaze - Avril 2006 Clinical (Prenatal) CCMG/SOGC Link
Practice Guideline: Recommendations for the use of chromosome microarray for prenatal diagnosis in Canada ad hoc Prenatal Microarray CCMG/SOGC PDF
Prenatal and Postnatal Testing for Uniparental Disomy. Laboratory (Cytogenetics) CCMG epub PDF
Prenatal Screening for and Diagnosis of Aneuploidy in Twin Pregnancies - July 2011 Clinical (Prenatal) CCMG/SOGC Link
Prenatal Screening for Fetal Aneuploidy in Singleton Pregnancies - July 2011 Clinical (Prenatal) CCMG/SOGC Link
Reporting of Significant Laboratory Results in Metabolics/Biochemical Genetics - Final Lab Practice CCMG PDF
Retention and Maintenance of Genetic Records. Dec 2003 E2P2 (EPP) CCMG epub PDF
Retention of Cytogenetic Records - Mar 2006 Laboratory (Cytogenetics) CCMG epub PDF
Use of a DNA Method, QF-PCR, in the Prenatal Diagnosis of Fetal Aneuploidies - Jan 2011 Clinical (Prenatal) CCMG/SOGC Link & PDF

 

POSITION STATEMENTS

Document Title/Purpose Committee Copyright Download
CCMG Statement on Gene Patents - Apr 2012  EPP Clinical Genetics unavailable*
CCMG Statement on Gene Patents - Sept 2002 EPP CCMG  PDF
Choosing Wisely Canada E2P2 (EPP) CCMG  PDF
Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing Jan 2011 E2P2 (EPP) CCMG epub PDF
Genetic Testing of Healthy Children – Addendum. - Apr 2008 E2P2 (EPP) CCMG/CPS PDF
Genetic Testing of Healthy Children. - Jan 2003 E2P2 (EPP) CCMG/CPS PDF
Informed Consent for Genetic Research. - July 2008 E2P2(EPP) CCMG/CAGC PDF
Newborn Screening for Cystic Fibrosis. -Aug 2010 Clinical CCMG epub PDF
Storage of Patient Genetic Information in Electronic Health Records. Sept 2010 E2P2 (EPP) CCMG epub PDF
The clinical application of genome-wide sequencing for monogenic diseases in Canada   CCMG link
Use of array genomic hybridization technology for constitutional genetic diagnosis in Canada.. - Mar 2010 Clinical CCMG epub PDF

SURVEYS

Document Title/PurposeCommitteeCopyrightDownload
Biochemical Genetics TAT, Sample and Record Retention Survey results - October 2014 CCMG Laboratory Practice Committee CCMG  PDF
Laboratory Practice Cytogenetic & Molecular Labs - 2013 CCMG Laboratory Practice Committee CCMG  PDF
Implementation of Massively Parallel Sequencing Technologies for Molecular Diagnostics - 2015 CCMG Laboratory Practice Committee CCMG PDF
Biochemical Genetics Lab Test Turn-Around Time and Sample/Record Retention Survey
Performed and Summarized by: David Sinasac, PhD FCCMG
CCMG Laboratory Practice Committee CCMG PDF

REPORTS

Document Title/PurposeCommitteeCopyrightDownload

Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders released Canada's Strategy for Rare

CORD CORD PDF
Report on Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis in Canada - Jan 2010 ad hoc PGD CCMG/SOGC, CFAS, CAGC PDF

CCMG Policies & TORs

Document Title/PurposeCommitteeCopyrightDownload
CCMG Committees BOD CCMG  PDF
CCMG Document Style Guidelines BOD CCMG PDF
CCMG Emeritus TOR Nominations CCMG PDF
CCMG Exam Committee TOR Exam CCMG PDF
CCMG Policy on Electronic Communication BOD CCMG PDF

CCMG Reinstatement Policy

CCMG Reinstatement Form

BOD CCMG PDF

CCMG Speaker Reimbursement Policy

 BOD CCMG  PDF

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