Choosing the Right Genetic Testing Strategy: Can One Size Fit All?
With the rapid advance of genetic analysis technology and increased choice of genetic tests, choosing the appropriate test for a patient can seem daunting. Should providers opt for a more targeted approach or is “bigger always better?” In this presentation, Christèle du Souich, MSc, CGC, CCGC, reviews different types of testing platforms and what to consider when choosing a genetic test for your patient. Through case examples, the step-by-step process and the related key challenges and potential solutions will be presented.
- Describe the Clinician’s Checklist
- Recognize the importance of analyzing different variant types through case examples
- Outline how to choose the appropriate test for your patient
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Christèle du Souich
Christèle du Souich, MSc, CCGC, CGC, is a Canadian and American Board certified genetic counselor with over 23 years experience in the clinical, pediatric, and prenatal settings. Throughout her career, Christèle has been very active in rare disease research, publishing numerous original research papers and presenting her work at many national and international conferences. She is an active member of the Scientific Program Committee of the Canadian Association of Genetic Counsellors, and teaches and supervises Genetic Counseling students at the University of British Columbia. In January 2022, Christele joined the Blueprint Genetics Team as the Senior Manager for Clinical Branding.