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WHAT is NewbornGeneID

  • Approximately 80% of all recessive diseases occur in families with no known family history
  • Studies have shown that the likelihood of being a carrier for an inherited genetic disease is as high as 1 in 4 for some populations
  • The NewbornGeneID test is non-invasive, using a simple mouth wash and cheek swab for sample collection
  • Most insurances cover carrier testing for all people of reproductive age
  • In populations where testing is the norm, disease occurrence has been reduced by as much as 90%

 

Be the Link Between Genetic Risk and Disease Prevention

Is NewbornGeneID Right for Your Practice?

There is value in testing All individuals that plan on having children. Knowledge and prevention are the best way for your patients to make educated decisions about their options. ​ Our Test is a comprehensive preconception and prenatal carrier screening test that follows the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recommendations. Although everyone should get tested, some diseases are linked (and have higher carrier rates) in specific ethnic groups.

Testing is especially important in populations that are at higher risk. These populations include, but are not limited to:

Ashkenazi Jewish 

African or African American

Asian (North or South)

Cajun Descent 

Caucasian - European

Hispanic - White / Non White

Why NewbornGeneID