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Oklahoma State Statute:
opens new window Oklahoma: OS §36-3614.4
Research The statutes related to research apply to genetic research studies approved by an institutional review board as defined in 21 CFR, § 50 or conducted subject to the requirements of the federal common rule at 21 CFR, § 50 and § 56, and 45 CFR, § 46. Research records are confidential and may not be disclosed to employers or health insurers without informed consent. The provision does not apply to an insurer or to an individual dealing with an insurer in the course of underwriting, conducting or administering life, disability income or long-term care insurance. Stored tissues, including blood, that arise from surgery, other diagnostic or therapeutic steps, or autopsy may be disclosed for genetic or other research studies with informed consent. Results of genetic research studies may be published if no individual subject is identified.

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