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Updated Kidney Panels

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As a leading provider of genetic testing for inherited kidney disorders, we are pleased to announce updates to three Polycystic Kidney Disease testing panelsHereditary Cystic Kidney DiseasesNephrotic Syndrome (NS)/Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) panel,  and our Congenital Abnormalities of the Kidney and Urinary Tract (CAKUT) panel. The updates involve adding new genes and copy number variant (CNV) detection via sequencing to increase clinical sensitivity.

Early diagnosis of kidney disease is important for establishing optimal maintenance and treatment plans. This is why, at PreventionGenetics, we’re constantly striving to provide the best genetic tests.  

New Features and Benefits of PGxomeⓇ Custom Panels 

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PGxome Custom Panels are PreventionGenetics’ whole exome-based sequencing panels that are fully customizable to fit your patients’ personalized needs. Any subset of nearly 5,000 clinically relevant genes on our test menu may be chosen. Reduced pricing, added features, and flexible test building options enhance quality and value for you and your patients. The innovative approach of PGxome Custom Panels provides a new level of flexibility in genetic testing.

President's Corner - Accessible Patient Data 

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Data must be saved even after a patient leaves a health care system and even after the patient dies. Data on individual patients from different health care systems must be combined. And the data must be available to health care providers, testing labs, and researchers. This is indeed a huge undertaking, and progress in the beginning will likely be slow, but the benefits to patients are enormous.

Autism Spectrum Disorders Testing at PreventionGenetics

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Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) are common, affecting approximately 1 in 68 individuals.  Both males and females are affected but the male-to-female ratio of ASDs are 4:1.  ASDs are multifactorial, with estimates ranging between 50-90% having genetic components.  The clinical presentation of Intellectual Disabilities (IDs) can overlap with ASDs. PreventionGenetics offers a variety of testing options for ASDs and Intellectual Disability.

New Simple Pricing - Most Tests $990 or Less

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Simple, low prices. High Quality. Due to internal lab efficiencies, we’re able to pass along our savings to make genetic testing even more affordable for your patients. With this new pricing structure, the great majority of tests on our menu are now priced at or below $990.