A Brief History of Carrier Screening and Implications for a PGT-M Referral
Pan-ethnic carrier screening is replacing ethnicity-based carrier screening for single gene disorders For 50 years, identifying heterozygotes has made possible prevention of selected autosomal recessive disorders. If […]
Genetic Carrier Screening and Prenatal Genetic Diagnosis Extends to Adult Onset Disorders
Screening is now pan-ethnic, and uses DNA platforms. Couples of mixed ethnicities are screened without regard to specific ethnicity. Over 400 disorders can be screened, identifying approximately 2% at-risk couples.