Blueprint Genetics introduces Carrier Screening DUO Tests - the combined result of two tested individuals, to help detect if a couple is at increased risk of having a child with a specific genetic disorder.Read more
Genetic testing for malformations
Our panels include over 3,000 genes selected based on curated gene reviews, variant databases (HGMD and ClinVar), most recent literature, and customer requests. We offer enhanced clinical utility, maximized diagnostic yield, empowered differential diagnosis as well as analytically validated up-to-date genes across all our panels. Difficult-to-sequence genes are covered with high quality enabling true diagnostic impact in challenging patient cases.
Inherited skeletal diseases are difficult to subtype and classify into categories. The design and gene selection of our skeletal disease panels follows Mortier et al. (Nosology and Classification of Genetic Skeletal Disorders: 2019 Revision; PMID: 31633310).
In addition to many disorder-specific panels, larger disease groups are also targeted. Specifically, our Macrocephaly/Overgrowth Syndrome Panel and Microcephaly and Pontocerebellar Hypoplasia Panel are suitable for patients with abnormalities in skull structure and symptoms that substantially overlap with neurological diseases. Similarly, our Neuronal Migration Disorder Panel covers a broader set of genes related to holoprosencephaly, lissencephaly, and polymicrogyria.
What genetic diagnostics can offer patients with hereditary malformations
Genetic diagnostics is the most efficient way to subtype these diseases and provide the necessary information to make confident individualized treatment and management decisions. Moreover, identifying the causative mutation establishes the mode of inheritance within the family, which is essential for well-informed genetic counseling. Additionally, genetic diagnosis can help in family planning.
How to order
Ordering a test from us is quick and simple. You can order online using our secure portal, Nucleus, or send us a requisition form by mail.
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The major new portfolio expansion will answer the ever-increasing demand for genetics evaluations for conceiving couples and healthy individuals and provide medically actionable results. While genetic diagnostic tests for affected individuals are a great tool for finding out the cause of…Read more