Carrier screening is a genetic test used to determine if a healthy person is a carrier of a single-gene disease, & if they are at risk of having an offspring affected by it. Most people do not know if they are a carrier for an inherited genetic disease until they have a child with the disease. LifeCell’s GenePass Carrier Screening test gives couples important information on reproductive risk and their chances of having a child with a genetic disease.
Allows couples to consider pre-pregnancy reproductive options
Screens for highly prevalent conditions
Tests for most of the common genetic disorders by NGS
Screens for low-risk conditions
Allows couples to plan for the birth of a child with a genetic condition
Report interpretation by expert clinical geneticists
Actionable result in 10 Days
Booking The Test
Your doctor places an order to book the test
An appropriate sample is collected from the prospective male.
Testing and analysis of the sample is conducted in the lab
Test results are shared with the consulting doctor in 20 working days.
Post-test genetic counselling is offered to help understand the test results better.
Please note that Carrier Screening can only be ordered by a physician. They would also be the only person to receive your results and will pass them along to you. If you are unable to find a physician, contact us on 1800-266-5533 & we will organise one for you at no additional cost.