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.
Some of the conditions on the Family Prep Screen can be treated early in life, like Wilson disease and PKU.
Some result in intellectual disabilities, as with fragile X syndrome and Niemann-Pick disease.
Others are chronic and require lifelong management, like cystic fibrosis and Bloom syndrome.
Finally, some of the conditions have no treatments available, like spinal muscular atrophy and Canavan disease.
* Must be specifically requested to be included on your panel.
Get started online and we will contact your physician to obtain medical approval.
Receive a Counsyl kit in the mail, along with instructions for registering online.
Use the kit to send a saliva specimen back to Counsyl in a prepaid envelope.
In roughly two weeks, view your results online and speak with our clinical team.