Preventable Genetic Diseases Covered by Universal Genetic Test -Counsyl :
Each year, millions of unsuspecting couples are at risk for conceiving a child with a serious genetic
disease, such as cystic fibrosis (CF), spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), Sickle cell anemia, Thalassemia or Tay-Sachs disease. Sad fact: 80% of couples first learn of their genetic carrier status once they have already had a child with a genetic disease!
While these diseases cannot be cured, with the Universal Genetic Test couples can now be genetically screened/tested before achieving a pregnancy and these diseases prevented by doing IVF and preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD). http://www.infertilitydoc.net/html/micromanipulation.html
I offer the Counsyl test in my infertility practice because it's non-invasive, easy-to-use, comprehensive and very cost-effective.Read more