Our genomic microarray assay tests patient samples to determine their risk of various disorders through the examination of the individual’s entire genome.
Acceptable specimen types include whole blood, pure DNA (minimum 50ng/µL), amniotic fluid, chorionic villus, and buccal (cheek) swabs from the patient.
Microarray testing allows for a high-resolution look into a person’s genome and has a higher sensitivity than conventional karyotyping for identifying clinically significant chromosomal abnormalities. This type of test can detect singular genetic changes that can cause health problems in children with a wide spectrum of severity.
Examples of disorders that can be detected with microarray include developmental delays, intellectual disability, and autism spectrum disorders.