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Genetic Testing

Preimplantatation genetic screening (PGS) and preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) screen embryos for defects or abnormalities.

Genetic Testing Articles

Preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) is a process of screening embryos to make sure they have the right number of chromosomes and to look for any structural abnormalities in the

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) is a laboratory procedure that is used in conjunction with in vitro fertilization (IVF) to screen for single-gene defects that may cause genetic disorders. It is a specific test offered to patients who are at a high risk of transmitting a known genetic disorder to their child.

If you’re exploring assisted reproduction technology such as in vitro fertilization (IVF), surrogacy, or egg, sperm, or embryo donation, you can have your embryos screened with preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) or preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD). PGS and PGD screen embryos for single gene defects or chromosomal abnormalities (extra or missing chromosomes).

Genetic Testing Videos

What Is Genetic Testing with PGS?

Dr. Bruce Albrecht from Albrech Women's Care discusses what genetic testing is with PGS. PGS allows physicians to test the embryos for any genetic abnormalities before the embryos are implanted.

What Is the Role of Genetic Testing in Infertility Treatment?

Dr. Alexander Bisignano CEO of Recombine discusses the role of genetic testing in the treatment of infertility. Genetic testing is a new and exciting phenomena in fertility as it is allowing doctors to diagnosis embryos by looking at the number of chromosomes, screen for single gene disorders as well as allowing doctors to choose the healthiest embryo to implant,