CGT
Carrier Genetic Test

Genetic disorders can´t be cured, but can be prevented

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CGT

Carrier Genetic Test helps to determine the risk of having a child with a genetic disease.

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82% of individuals are carriers of at least one genetic disorder

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Every person has an average of 2 genetic mutations

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16% consanguineous couples are at high risk of having an affected child

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Inherited disorders represent 20% of the causes of infant mortality in developed countries

Advanced Reproductive Genetic Services

Overview

  • The Carrier Genetic Test (CGT) is an important genetic test when planning a family.
  • It helps to determine the risk of having a child with a genetic disease.
  • This test tells us whether the parents carry one or more recessive genetic mutations.
  • Carriers are usually healthy but when two parents carry a mutation in the same gene they might produce an affected child.
Who should use CGT test?

Who should use CGT test?

The test is recommended in the following cases:

  • For couples under a consanguious marriage before planning to conceive naturally or through an assisted reproductive treatment.
  • For couples with an affected child or family history of disorder.
  • For couples who wants to plan a family to know the risk of transmitting hereditary disorders to their children.
  • For couples who are opting for donor sperms or eggs.
Benefits

Benefits

If both members of the couple obtain a positive result in the Carrier Genetic Test with a mutation in the same gene, they have some options to have a healthy child:

  • Preimplantation genetic diagnose (PGD)
  • Prenatal testing
  • Using an Egg or Sperm Donor
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How it works

How it works

Results in 30 working days after receiving the samples in our lab

Downloads & publications

Brochure

Brochure

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Step by Step Patient

 

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