OVERVIEW

Inheritest® Carrier Screen

A comprehensive family planning test that can tell if you and your partner are carriers for 110+ genetic disorders.

Knowledge is a powerful tool

The Inheritest® Carrier Screen, offered by Integrated Genetics, can provide you and your partner with information regarding risks of having a pregnancy affected with certain inherited disorders and allows you to make informed decisions for this and future pregnancies.



TEST DETAILS

Inheritest® Carrier Screen

Clearly defined results for informed family planning.

Make peace of mind part of your family planning

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Carrier screening tests are for both men and women, and can be performed at any time—ideally, though, before pregnancy or within the first trimester. They can tell if you and your partner are carriers for genetic disorders (such as cystic fibrosis), which can be passed down from parent to child.

With Inheritest®, we offer choice in carrier screening from tests screening for only one disorder to a comprehensive screen for more than 100. Ask your doctor which is right for you.

A negative result reduces, but does not completely eliminate, the risk of being a carrier of the genetic diseases included in the Inheritest® Carrier Screen. Screening cannot test for all mutations or all diseases. If it is determined that you are a carrier for one of the inherited disorders, you can speak to your doctor or genetics health professional about the implications of your result and appropriate testing for your partner. With the exception of X-linked diseases, since both parents must be carriers for the pregnancy to be at risk of the disease, the next step is to have your partner tested.



Reproductive Health

A comprehensive family planning test menu is available

Sequenom Laboratories, now part of Integrated Genetics, is here for you throughout the process of understanding your genetic information.

We are the pioneer and innovation leader in family planning and prenatal testing. With the broadest suite of solutions addressing your needs from pre-conception planning to prenatal testing and invasive diagnostics, we deliver complete and accurate information when you need it.

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Support

Committed to you

Leave all your billing questions to us.

We work directly with you to make sure our testing services are both accessible and out-of-pocket costs are transparent.

We are in-network with most major health plans and serve as a preferred or exclusive providers for many significant carriers.

If your Inheritest® Carrier Screen test indicates a positive result, the Integrated Genetics Genetic Counseling team is ready to explain the risk and answer your questions in terms you can easily understand. This in-depth, genetic counseling session with a board-certified genetic counselor is provided at no additional cost to you.

Overview

Inheritest® Carrier Screen

Comprehensive carrier screening for 114+ genetic disorders.

At Sequenom Laboratories, which is now a part of Integrated Genetics, we are pleased to introduce is an upgraded carrier screening test offered by Integrated Genetics, Inheritest® Carrier Screen by next generation sequencing (NGS).

The Inheritest® Carrier Screen test offers four panels—Comprehensive, Ashkenazi Jewish, Society Guided, and Core—and many single-gene tests for patients who may only want to screen for a specific disorder, such as cystic fibrosis or spinal muscular atrophy.



TEST DETAILS

HerediT® UNIVERSAL Carrier Screening Test

Comprehensive and customizable screening.

Beyond NGS to deliver greater accuracy

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Inheritest Carrier Screen uses next-generation sequencing (NGS) to capture a broad spectrum of mutations, including rare variants, with Sanger sequencing run to confirm positive results and deliver optimal sensitivity and specificity.

If your patient’s result is positive, Integrated Genetics can offer her partner full gene sequencing for any autosomal recessive gene in the Inheritest panels (except SMA, for which we offer partners SMN1 copy number analysis).

Full gene sequencing detects disease-causing variants as well as variants of uncertain significance, to identify a greater number of at-risk pregnancies.  

Additionally, once an at-risk pregnancy is identified, we can perform mutation-specific prenatal diagnostic testing—for any of the disorders in the Inheritest panels—to deliver insights regarding the baby's condition.

 

Where some testing service providers are unable to offer single gene testing, VUS identification, or prenatal diagnosis—sometimes resulting in time-consuming retesting—Integrated Genetics offers a continuum of care for patients that can both save time and reduce anxiety.



Reproductive Health

The most comprehensive family planning tests available

Sequenom Laboratories is here for you throughout the process of interpreting genetic information.

We are the pioneer and innovation leader in prenatal and family planning testing. With the broadest solution suite addressing your patient’s needs from pre-conception planning to noninvasive prenatal testing and invasive diagnostics, we deliver complete and accurate information.

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Committed to patients

We will assist you in interpreting your patients’ genetic information.

Our health care provider customers receive consistent, knowledgeable, and attentive support with live assistance from clinical, sales, billing, and laboratory personnel to address your needs quickly. In-house billing associates and highly efficient turnaround times allow for faster answers and greater patient satisfaction.

Any patient with a positive test result may be offered genetic counseling and/or diagnostic testing for confirmation of test results. Counseling provides access to board-certified genetic counselors who are skilled at explaining genetic risks in terms patients can understand. Best of all, these genetic counseling sessions allow you to increase the excellence of care received by your patients.