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This is Mapmygenome’s comprehensive couple carrier screening test. Ideal for preconception screening, MatchMyGenome can be used to determine the carrier status of common recessive genetic disorders in both the partners to estimate the risk of disease in their future children. Reporting is as per guidelines set down by the American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG), and the report is supplemented with pre-test and post-test genetic counselling to further the value of the test for the customer. Over 2000+ genes associated with known autosomal recessive and X-linked recessive diseases can be analyzed for comprehensive carrier screening. Apart from the customers, this test also empowers health practitioners to be able to provide suitable reproductive counseling and options.
Who should consider MatchMyGenome A couple planning to get married or start a family A couple who are related to each other in addition to marriage or who belong to the same community or ethnic group Egg (oocyte) or sperm donors When there is a family history of a disorder and both the parents are fine A couple who have a child suffering from a Mendelian disorder, who are planning to have another child A couple who have lost a child (stillbirth or soon after birth) and there is no definite diagnosis When there have been recurrent miscarriages Features of MatchMyGenome Classic: Technology: Next Generation Sequencing (Illumina Hiseq), average coverage of 70-100x, minimum depth of 10x. All OMIM genes and clinically relevant genes are covered. Sample type: EDTA blood (2 ml per partner) or purified genomic DNA or dried blood spots (on filter card) Turnaround Time: 8-10 weeks Flexible analysis and reporting for any significant family history of mendelian diseases. Access to your genetic data at no additional cost. Free pre-test and post-test genetic counseling sessions with board certified genetic counselors. "Additional reporting on specific conditions in either partner's clinical history"
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