CGT
Carrier Genetic Test

Genetic disorders can´t be cured, but can be prevented

down_arrow

CGT

Carrier Genetic Test helps to determine the risk of having a child with a genetic disease.

icon-01.svg

82% of individuals are carriers of at least one condition

icon-01.svg

Every person has an average of 2 genetic mutations

icon-01.svg

5% of couples carry the same mutation

icon-01.svg

Inherited disorders represent 20% of the causes of infant mortality in developed countries

Advanced Reproductive Genetic Services

Overview

  • The Carrier Genetic Test (CGT) is an important genetic test when planning a family.
  • It helps to determine the risk of having a child with a genetic disease.
  • This test tells us whether the parents carry one or more recessive genetic mutations.
  • Carriers are usually healthy but when two parents carry a mutation in the same gene they might produce an affected child.
Who should use CGT test

Who should use CGT test

The test is recomended in the following cases:

  • Before attempting a pregnancy by natural means
  • Before an assisted reproduction treatment
  • Before treatment with donor sperm or eggs
Benefits

Benefits

If both members of the couple obtain a positive result in the Carrier Genetic Test with a mutation in the same gene, they have some options to have a healthy child:

  • Preimplantation genetic diagnose (PGD)
  • Prenatal testing
  • Egg or sperm donation
WATCH NOW
 

How it works

How is a carrier screening performed?

Patient stories

“You all helped me to make my dream of being a mother come true"

Read more stories

Support

For further assistance please contact our customer support team by phone or e-mail

Contact

Igenomix is in the media

Igenomix is not affiliated with any news outlet or publication identified above. News coverage does not constitute an endorsement of Igenomix or its products.