myNewbornDNA is a neonatal screening genetic test based on whole exome sequencing that accurately detects more than 390 diseases that can affect a newborn in the early stages of life and allows early detection before the symptoms appear.
myNewbornDNA is a genetic test that requires a medical prescription. In case you cannot obtain the prescription from your physician, you can contact Veritas and our medical team will provide a genetic consultation and prescribe the test.
DNA Test for Newborns
myNewbornDNA is a neonatal screening genetic test that analyzes the DNA of a newborn through the sequencing of the complete exome or WES (Whole Exome Sequencing) to determine if it presents any pathogenic variant related to more than 390 actionable conditions that may of appear during childhood, allowing the specialist to improve medical care. Knowing this risk allows us to implement the necessary monitoring or treatment in each case, anticipating the appearance of symptoms.
What will you receive?
- Analysis of 407 genes related to genetic and metabolic diseases that appear in the first years of life.
- Report providing the complete results about the variants detected and the implications of each.
- Genetic specialist will interpret the information of the screening.
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I want myNewbornDNA, how do I do organize the test?
Buy your kit. You will receive a confirmation email along with the necessary documentation and a call from our Patient Care service to explain the procedure.
The specialist or prescribing physcian must request and approve the genetic test.
At Veritas we perform the sequencing of the sample as well as the genetic analysis and interpretation necessary to generate the report.
We prepare a complete and understandable report that we will send to the prescribing physician. He will explain the report and the results.