Should I Do a Carrier Screen to Test for Preventable Diseases in My Baby?
Why do a carrier screen? If a person has a mutation for disease that matches a mutation in a partner, there is a risk that they would have a child with a severe disease. Using sophisticated technology, many of the these mutated genes can be detected with carrier screening, a genetic test used to determine […]
Research Reveals Benefits to Genetic Testing in Patients 35 Years Old and Older
Genetic testing (PGT, formerly known as PGD or PGS) can result in higher pregnancy rates for women 35+ years old. Every year the top minds in fertility join at the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ARSM) conference where many innovative papers are presented, the most prestigious of which is the Oral Abstract Prize Paper. In […]