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Expanded testing options for PGxome and large PGxome-based tests

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PreventionGenetics is excited to announce the addition of Patient Plus for PGxomeⓇ and large exome-based tests - Autism Spectrum Disorders and Intellectual Disability panel and Neonatal Crisis panel. Patient Plus involves sequencing and copy number variant (CNV) analysis of the patient, and then use of the parental specimens to perform targeted testing for the key sequence variants found in the patient. This approach permits detection of de novo variants and phasing of variants in recessive genes.

2018 Holiday Shipping Schedule

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PreventionGenetics will not receive specimens on Tuesday, December 25th or Tuesday, January 1st in observance of the holidays. We will receive specimens on Monday, December 24th, Wednesday, December 26th, and Wednesday, January 2nd.  We request that all cell culture and prenatal specimens be shipped to not arrive on Saturdays. Happy Holidays from all of us at PreventionGenetics! Please contact us with any questions.

Rapid Exome-based Testing for Neonatal Crisis

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PreventionGenetics’ Neonatal Crisis panel is a unique ~1,200 gene panel designed for critically ill neonatal and pediatric patients. The panel includes sequencing and copy number variation detection as well as an accelerated turnaround time. The panel has yielded ~17% clear positive results. 

Employee Spotlight: Christina Zaleski Elected Vice President of Wisconsin Genetic Counselors Association 

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PreventionGenetics’ Director of Genetic Counseling and Client Services, Christina Zaleski, MS, CGC, has been elected Vice President of the Wisconsin Genetic Counselors Association (WIGCA).  This is a tremendous honor for the Wisconsin native who has dedicated her career to helping patients and helping grow her profession.

Employee Spotlight: 2018 Summer Interns

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As fall approaches, our summer interns are wrapping up their projects at PreventionGenetics. The goal of our internships is to allow college students the opportunity to develop and improve their skills, while gaining real world knowledge within their field of study.  “Mentoring bright students pursuing careers in genetics is both important and rewarding for us,” said company Founder and President, James Weber, PhD. 

During the past few months, PreventionGenetics has had a record nine interns within five departments