PGD
Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

Prevent the transmission of single gene disorders in a family and achieve a healthy pregnancy

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Overview

  • For couples with family history of monogenic diseases such as Alpha Thalassemia, Glycine encephalopathy, Familial mediterranean fever, Haemochromatosis, Polycystic kidney, etc.
  • It’s performed on the embryo before it is transferred to the uterus, as part of an assisted reproduction treatment.
  • Through analysis of the embryos, it is possible to select those that are free from the disorder.

 

Overview

Benefits

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Higher chance of a healthy baby

It maximises the chances of having a baby free from the disease for couples who have a high genetic risk

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Possibility of PGD+PGS

We can perform PGD and PGS for screening of aneuploidies in the same biopsy.

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We can perform PGD for any monogenic disorders

Methodology

Methodology

Turn Around Time after receiving the samples in our laboratory: Fresh cases 24 hours | Frozen cases 7-10 days

Technology

Technology

Igenomix uses state of the art technology for PGD.

  • Igenomix uses a multiple detection approach to ensure the most reliable results.
  • Using direct detection, PCR is used to detect the specific disease causing mutation.
  • Linkage analysis uses PCR to detect informative STR markers that are linked to the disease-causing gene.
  • Our multiple detection strategy minimizes the chances of no results or misdiagnosis due to allele drop out (ADO).
  • With our technology, our PGD testing is 98-99% accurate.
  • Our technology and experience allows to analyse 24 chromosomes, in a 12 hours procedure.

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Step by Step Provider

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Our results

Our experts are professional, reliable and approachable and are available to help guide both professionals and patients throughout the entire process. We are proud to deliver high quality results for every test, every day.

300

DIFFERENT DISEASES

2,5 K

CYCLES

+20

YEARS' EXPERIENCE
IN GENETICS

98%

ACCURATE

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