myNewborn 20 de April de 2021 by Description Description myNewborn Comprehensive newborn genetic screening for early onset diseases myNewborn offers early screening for genetic diseases that appear during the first stages of life, providing key information for preventive management, diet or early treatment. The test complements the conventional heel prick test, improving clinical utility. The test is indicated for newborns and children in the first years of life who do not present symptoms of genetic disease and is performed on blood or by buccal scraping with a specific device provided by Veritas. myNewborn is key to personalise medical management from day one. 750€ ORDER MYNEWBORN Significantly amplifies newborn screening procedures, such as the required heel prick test Allows to prevent the development of many diseases Based on findings from the BabySeq project For healthy babies ORDER MYNEWBORN Selection of diseases The test performs whole exome sequencing and subsequent analysis of more than 400 genes related to more than 390 metabolic and genetic diseases of early childhood onset. The diseases have been included based on the following criteria: Highly actionable with onset during infancy.Included in the biochemical newborn screening test.With adult onset, but where intervention is possible during childhood.With a carrier frequency greater than 1/100 even if untreated, with the aim of knowing the prognosis and making informed decisions for future pregnancies. The diseases are classified into different groups including: MetabolicSyndromicPulmonaryMusculoskeletal HematologicEndocrineNeurologicalCardiovascular DeafnessImmunologicalCancerUrogenital The intervention to these diseases can be performed through the following types of management: Preventivemanagement Earlymanagement Dietarymanagement Other types of intervention I want to order myNewborn, what are the next steps? 1. Receive your genetic counseling consultation Once you have purchased the test, we will contact you to set up a genetic counseling consultation to review your newborn’s case and prescribe the test. 2. Receive your kit, give your sample and organize the shipment Veritas will send you the saliva kit. You will then notify us when it is ready for shipment. 3. Analysis of your newborn´s sample and provide the results We sequence your baby’s DNA, extracting the relevant clinical information that will be provided in your report. The maximum period to complete the study and receive your report is 8 weeks. 4. Complete the post-test consultation to review your newborn´s results A medical professional will explain your newborn´s results during a genetic counseling consultation. During the session, you will be provided a comprehensive explanation of your results and any recommended actions that can assist with your newborn´s on-going healthcare management. ORDER MYNEWBORN You want to know more? Genetics is a field in constant development that generates multiple doubts and questions, in this section we hope to solve some of them. How does the myNewborn test work? myNewborn is a genetic sequencing test that is performed from a simple saliva sample. We sequence the entire exome (Whole Exome Sequencing) and issue a results report, the impact of which must be assessed by a specialist. All our tests must be prescribed by a doctor, and include pre and post test genetic counseling. How long does it take to receive my results? Your newborn´s results will be available between 8 and 10 weeks from when receive the DNA sample in our lab. The estimated delivery time varies because every person’s genetic information is unique and may require different degrees of analysis. Is myNewborn suitable for all ages? myNewborn is a test that is designed for children from the moment of birth, to know the risk of early-onset genetic diseases. The sooner the test is performed, the sooner the child can benefit from the findings. Do I need a doctor’s prescription to have the analysis? myNewborn is a genetic test that provides clinically important information. For this reason, the test requires a prescription. If you cannot obtain the prescription from your doctor Veritas can provide a genetic counseling consultation (included with the test) and a geneticist will evaluate your case and provide the prescription.