Couple Screening
Overview Indications Application Carrier screening
Reporting Benefits Sample Requirement

Couple Screening

Carrier Screening

All women who are thinking about getting pregnant or who are already pregnant are offered carrier screening for cystic fibrosis, haemoglobinopathies Spinal muscular atrophy, Fragile X syndrome , Tay-Sachs disease, Canavan disease, Familial dysautonomia, Alpha-thalassemia, Beta-thalassemia, & Sickle cell disease.

There are two approaches to carrier screening for additional disorders.

In targeted carrier screening, you are tested for disorders based on your ethnicity or family history In expanded carrier screening, many disorders are screened using a single sample.


If both you and your partner are carriers of the same gene mutation then

Sample Requirment

Sample Requirment

Next-Generation Sequencing