Genomic Testing

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How Does Our Whole Genome Sequencing Test Work?

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See how easy it is to plan for your family's future health with our whole genome sequencing test -  available for adults, children, and even your baby on the way.


How It Works - Whole Genome Sequencing

Ordering Whole Genome Sequencing

What to expect when you order our test

Place your order at our E-Store.  Our test can be ordered for anyone in your family, including for your baby on the way.  Note: if you have a child whose cord blood is stored with ViaCord, you can choose to use your child's dried blood spot sample already stored at ViaCord's Processing Laboratory instead of providing a saliva sample which is required for our test.

View a sample diagnostic report (sent to physician)


Your test kit is delivered to your home


Take your test(s)


We do the rest...


What is reported when the test is performed on children?

Our test looks at 2,000 - 2,500 disease-associated genes affecting children under the age of 18.

In the event there is a positive finding, the test will show: 

• Diagnostic findings related to disease

Genetic variants believed to be disease-causing (pathogenic and likely pathogenic variants) are responsible for contributing to infantile and pediatric-onset diseases. These diseases include Cardiomyopathy & Muscular Dystrophy. 

• Pharmacogenetic variants

Pharmacogenetic variants are changes in the DNA that do not cause a disease but may be related to how your child's body processes certain medications, such as anticoagulants. These variants may not be valuable now if your child is not taking the medications, but in the future, this information could prove invaluable in providing your physician insight into how well certain medications will work or if your child could experience serious side effects from the medications. 

Note: The results of the testing are confidential and may not be released to anyone without your written and informed consent except as permitted or required by law. Our Whole Genome Sequencing Testing results performed by PerkinElmer Genetics, Inc., will be submitted to your ordering physician.

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What is reported when the test is performed on adults?

Our test looks at ~6,000 genes associated with diseases.

In the event there is a positive finding, the test will show: 

Diagnostic findings related to a disease.
Detects variants in known disease-associated genes or variants in genes that have not yet been associated with a disease. In adults, these diseases include Hereditary Breast Cancer and Ovarian Cancer and Lynch Syndrome. 

Pharmacogenetic variants. 
Pharmacogenetic variants are changes in the DNA that do not cause a disease but may be related to how your body processes certain medications, such as anticoagulants. These variants may not be valuable now if you are not taking the medications involved, but, in the future, this information could prove invaluable in providing your physician insight into how well certain medications will work or if you could experience serious side effects from the medications. 


Additionally, adults may elect to receive information on: 

Carrier Status for Autosomal Recessive Conditions
A recessive condition is when two pathogenic variants in the same gene are required in order to show symptoms of the disease (one variant is inherited from each parent). Someone who has only one pathogenic variant does not show symptoms and is called a carrier. An example would be cystic fibrosis. You can choose whether or not you want us to report your carrier status. 

Diagnostic findings in adult-onset medically actionable disorders
Medically actionable conditions are those for which there is currently recommended treatment or preventative actions that can be taken to reduce the risk of developing the disease. An example would be hereditary cancer syndromes such as hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome (HBOC caused by mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes). 

Diagnostic findings in adult-onset currently medically non-actionable disorders
Conditions that are not currently medically actionable do not have recommended treatment or preventative measures that can be taken to reduce the risk of developing the disease. An example would be Alzheimer's disease. 

Note: The results of the testing are confidential and may not be released to anyone without your written and informed consent except as permitted or required by law. Our Whole Genome Sequencing Testing results performed by PerkinElmer Genetics, Inc., will be submitted to your preferred ordering physician.

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