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preconception carrier screening

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Want to learn more about your genes? Thinking about a starting a family? Learn more about preconception carrier screening from Dr Di Milnes, Clinical Geneticist at Genes Australia.

preconception carrier screening

fragile x

Preconception carrier screening is a blood test for people who want to learn more about the genes that might affect their baby. One of the conditions tested, is Fragile X Syndrome, a cause of intellectual disability in children, especially boys. Learn more about Fragile X syndrome from Dr Di Milnes, Clinical Geneticist at Genes Australia.

preconception carrier screening

spinal muscular atrophy SMA

SMA is the leading genetic cause of infant death. Carrier parents have no symptoms and typically no family history of the condition.  You can find out if you are a carrier of SMA through preconception carrier screening. Learn more about SMA from Dr Di Milnes, Clinical Geneticist at Genes Australia.

preconception carrier screening

cystic fibrosis CF

SMA is the leading genetic cause of infant death. Carrier parents have no symptoms and typically no family history of the condition.  You can find out if you are a carrier of SMA through preconception carrier screening. Learn more about SMA from Dr Di Milnes, Clinical Geneticist at Genes Australia.

preconception carrier screening

primary ovarian insufficiency POI

Fragile X syndrome is the most common cause of genetic intellectual disability. Female carriers of Fragile X syndrome are at an increased risk of POI. Learn more with Dr Di Milnes, Clinical Geneticist at Genes Australia.

preconception carrier screening

fragile x associated tremor and ataxia syndrome FXTAS

Fragile X syndrome is the most common cause of genetic intellectual disability. Male and female carriers of Fragile X syndrome are at an increased risk of FXTAS. Learn more with Dr Di Milnes, Clinical Geneticist at Genes Australia.

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