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Sources Used in Current Review

Mayo Clinic. 2014. Huntington's Disease. Available online at http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/huntingtons-disease/basics/tests-diagnosis/con-20030685. Accessed September 24, 2015.

National Health Services. 2014. NHS Choices. Huntington's Disease. Available online at http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Huntingtons-disease/Pages/Introduction.aspx. Accessed September 24, 2015.

World Health Organization. 2015. Genes and Human Disease. Available online at http://www.who.int/genomics/public/geneticdiseases/en/index2.html. Accessed September 24, 2015.

HD Buzz. 2013. Could a new "jaw-dropping breakthrough" help treat Huntington's Disease? Available online at http://en.hdbuzz.net/149. Accessed September 24, 2015.

HDBuzz. 2013. How long is too long? Rethinking the Huntington's Disease "gray area." Available online at http://en.hdbuzz.net/133. Accessed September 24, 2015.

Sources Used in Previous Reviews

Imariso, S., J. Carmichael, V. Korolchuk, C.W. Chen, S. Saiki, C. Rose, G. Krishna, J.E. Davis, E. Ttofi, B.R. Underwood and D.C. Rubinstein. Huntington's Disease: From Pathology and Genetics to potential therapies. Journal of Biochemistry. 2008; 412(1):191-209.

Margolis, R.L. and C.R. Christopher. Diagnosis of Huntington Disease. Clinical Chemistry 2003; 49:1726-1732.

Myers, R.H. Huntington's Disease Genetics. Journal of the American Society for Experimental NeuroTherapeutics 2004; 1(2): 255-262.

Potter,N.T., E.B. Spector and T.W. Prior. 2006. Standards and Guidelines for Clinical Genetics Laboratories: Technical Standards and Guidelines for Huntington Disease. American College of Medical Genetics. Available online at http://www.acmg.net/Pages/ACMG_Activities/stds-2002/HD.htm. Accessed February 2011.

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National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Huntington's Disease Information Page. Available online at http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/huntington/huntington.htm. Accessed March 2011.

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