BGI VISTA™ Carrier Screening


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 11,000 mutations across 164 genes, for more than 172 genetic disorder.

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.

    Individuals or couples planning a pregnancy

  • TA TIME:

    21 days


    Saliva or peripheral blood


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

Conditions screened

BGI VISTA™ Carrier Screening MAX (Condition List→
BGI VISTA™ Carrier Screening Targeted Panel (172 diseases)
BGI VISTA™ Carrier Screening Mini Panel (11 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.


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