You’ll be able to speak with a Genetic Counselor once you’ve been fully enrolled by your physician. A case coordinator will reach out to you within 24 hours of the enrollment receipt.
IVF cycle plans should remain up to the discretion of your physician. Due to the highly customized nature of your test, we recommend waiting to start stimulation until the test has been built and approved. You will be notified by a Genesis Genetics case coordinator when this is time.
PGS does not screen for specific disorders or conditions. It primarily detects the gains and losses of the chromosome count in the embryo. A healthy embryo needs to have a count of 46 chromosomes.
Yes. If you are already going through PGD testing, you can add PGS testing on the same embryonic sample. However, the reverse order (adding PGD testing to a PGS sample) can only be performed if it is later discovered that you are either affected with or a carrier of a hereditary disorder. Remember, PGD testing is only for patients with known hereditary disorders (e.g., cystic fibrosis, Huntington’s, beta thalassemia, etc.).
PGS patients can typically start their cycle at any time, however, IVF cycle plans should remain up to the discretion of your physician.
You do not enroll yourself. Once we have received an order form from your IVF clinic, a Genesis Genetics case coordinator will contact you via email. This introductory message will go over the next steps for your specific testing process.
PGS patients have the option of speaking with a Genetic Counselor regarding questions if necessary, but it is not required. The same is true for many chromosome rearrangement patients.
The cheek swab samples are used to help us build your custom PGD test.
Yes. If you are already going through PGD testing, you can add PGS testing on the same embryonic sample.
You will be fully reimbursed for all charges in USD. If you are a patient from outside of the United States, you will be reimbursed in the currency that you made initial payments in.
If we cannot reimburse the card on file, a check will be issued to you.
PGD patients will be charged before any test development begins. PGS patients will be charged around their biopsy date.
Your report is sent directly to your physician and IVF clinic. We advise that you wait to speak with your physician regarding your results. If you would like your results sent to you, you must complete and submit a release form – this process takes roughly two weeks for review before the results are sent to you.
Genesis Genetics can test for more disorders than any other genetics laboratory worldwide. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about the specific disorder you have an interest in.
In case additional testing is requested by your doctor. We have a maximum time of three years for the possession of samples.
Our laboratory does not bill insurance companies directly. You may request an itemized receipt from our Billing Department following testing to submit to your insurance provider for reimbursement. Please note the amount, if any, of reimbursement is determined by your health insurance provider.
Yes, our technology has the ability to detect abnormalities on the sex chromosomes, and therefore can reveal the gender if requested.
It takes roughly seven business days to receive results.