Vital information

Our scientific team continually reviews the Family Prep Screen to include DNA mutations that are clinically useful and can be reported with > 99.9% accuracy. Our couples reporting feature allows you to screen both members of a couple at the same time and receive one combined report.

Disease categories

Many of the diseases included in our screen are vital to know about. The categories below provide an overview of the types of conditions included in the Family Prep Screen.

Early intervention

Some of the conditions on the Family Prep Screen can be treated early in life, like Wilson disease and PKU.

Intellectual disability

Some result in intellectual disabilities, as with fragile X syndrome and Niemann-Pick disease.

Shortened life expectancy

Others are chronic and require lifelong management, like cystic fibrosis and Bloom syndrome.

Limited or no treatment

Finally, some of the conditions have no treatments available, like spinal muscular atrophy and Canavan disease.

Disease List

* Must be specifically requested to be included on your panel.

Our process

How to get screened

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    Get started online

    Create an account. We’ll get in touch with your health care provider for the necessary approvals.

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    Screen at home

    We’ll send you a kit. Use it to send a saliva sample back to us in a prepaid envelope.

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    Get your results in ~2 weeks

    As soon as your results are available, you can access them securely online whenever you’re ready.

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    Talk with an expert

    Our genetic counselors take time to answer questions and point you toward additional resources.