|GENDIA now offers a new Screening Test for Inherited Disorders (STID) for the detection of carriers of common genetic diseases with recessive inheritance.
These recessive disorders are severe genetic diseases such as cystic fibrosis transmitted by healthy parents to their affected child.
Couples that are both carriers of a genetic disease are offered prenatal testing.
The essentials of the STID test are summarised below, and more details can be found in our brochure.
1. DESCRIPTION: STID is a DNA test on blood to screen couples for the most common genetic anomalies with recessive inheritance, including cystic fibrosis.
STID analyses couples for carriership for 409 common mutations in 104 frequent genetic disease genes with recessive inheritance.
2. SAMPLE: 1 tube (5 ml) EDTA blood or 5 ug DNA.
3. TURNAROUND TIME: 1 month.
4. INDICATIONS: Each couple that wants children.
5. PRICE: 390 Euro.