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Routine Gene Testing For Plavix Patients Unsupported By Evidence - ACC/AHA

This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily

Executive Summary

While a small minority of cardiologists has embraced genetic testing for clopidogrel, FDA's warning that 2% - 14% of patients may not respond caused pushback from many in the field who argue it is not clear what steps to take when a patient is identified as a poor metabolizer.

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