BGI VISTA™ Carrier Screening

BGI VISTA™ Carrier Screening

Introduction

Most people do not know they are a carrier for an inherited genetic disease until they have a child with the disease. The Vista™  Carrier Screening detects 15,000 mutations across 547 genes, for 626 autosomal-recessive and X-linked genetic disorders.

BGI VISTA™  Carrier Screening can be ordered before or during pregnancy and is ideally suited for couples who want to learn about their genetic status, so that they can make more informed reproductive decisions.

BGI VISTA™ Carrier Screening covers most common disease such as:

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy – the most common form of muscular dystrophy affecting children.
  • Wilson disease – Worldwide 1 in 30,000 people have Wilson disease.
  • Cystic fibrosis – one of the most common deadly inherited disorder among Caucasians.
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy – 1 in 50 people found to be a carrier of this disease.
  • Glycogen Storage Disease – The most comprehensive coverage for all types of pomp disease in the market.
  • SUITABLE FOR:

    Individuals or couples planning a pregnancy

  • TA TIME:

    25 days

  • SAMPLE:

    Saliva or peripheral blood

  • TECHNOLOGY:

    NGS
    Additionally, LongPCR, Gap-PCR, qPCR and SANGER sequencing

Conditions screened

Panel options

BGI VISTA™ Carrier Screening Comprehensive Panel (626 diseases)

BGI VISTA™ Carrier Screening Targeted Panel (129 diseases)

BGI VISTA™ Carrier Screening Mini Panel (8+2 diseases)

Why Choose BGI VISTA™ Carrier Screening?

  • Safe – test from just peripheral blood or saliva
  • Cost effective – screen for multiple disease with high accuracy
  • Flexible – comprehensive or targeted panel options available

 

Note: this test is considered a screening test, not a diagnostic test. Before making any treatment decisions, all patients should discuss their results with their healthcare provider, who can recommend confirmatory, diagnostic testing where appropriate. This testing service has not been cleared or approved by the US FDA and is not available in the USA.

Workflow

Ordering BGI VISTA™ Carrier Screening is easy.

  • STEP 1

    Physician orders test

  • STEP 2

    Blood or saliva sample collected

  • STEP 3

    Sample shipped to BGI and analyzed

  • STEP 4

    Results sent to physician

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