Association Types

The following table details the variant association types.

Association Type


Clinical Trial

Not currently supported. The relationship between the variant and a disease is investigated in an ongoing clinical trial.


The inherited variant has a direct link to the phenotype.

Molecular Classification

The variant acts as a molecular marker in classification of the disease/phenotype into a subtype. The variant is not predictive, prognostic, or Mendelian in nature.


The variant affects the response to a drug on a phenotype background.


The variant is associated with a change in disease prognosis.