What Does Carrier Scan Find?
Many people may be carriers of a disease that causes changes in genes without realizing it. If both spouses are carriers, there is a 25% risk of having a child with a recessive genetic disease and a 50% risk that the child will be a carrier, like their parents. Getting early testing gives prospective parents an opportunity to make informed decisions and review the options available to guide pregnancy and family planning.
Who Can Be Offered Carrier Screening Testing Service?
It can be offered to individuals considering pregnancy or in early pregnancy.