Preconception Genetic Screening

Preconception Genetic Screening

Preconception Genetic Screening can identify those at high risk of having a child with a serious genetic disorder.

The Virtus Diagnostics Preconception Genetic Screen determines your carrier status for 590 diseases.

Screening looks at variations in you and your partners DNA in 552 genes.    Some of the more common disease covered in the Preconception Genetic Screen include Cystic Fibrosis, adrenal hyperplasia, adrenoleukodystrophy and phenylketonuria.     This panel also covers genes screened for those of Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry and disorders on newborn screening panels

To find out what diseases are part of our Preconception Genetic Screening please click here.

Virtus Diagnostics Genetic Laboratory uses Next Generation Sequencing – the most advanced technology available.

Preconception Genetic Screening is not covered by Medicare and a fee of $750 per person or $1400 per couple is charged..

To find out more about our Preconception Genetic Screening download our brochure, or email your enquiries to:

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