Horizon Advanced Carrier Screening | Natera


Exceptional breadth and depth carrier screening

Horizon carrier screening helps couples determine the risk of passing down serious genetic conditions to their child. It can be performed either preconception (ACOG recommended) or during pregnancy.

Tests For:

Up to 274 autosomal recessive and X-linked conditions

Collection Sample:

Blood draw / Saliva sample

Why choose Horizon?

Advanced technology, greater clinical confidence

Horizon screens for 274 autosomal-recessive and X-linked genetic conditions, including:

  • Cystic Fibrosis – Horizon offers truly comprehensive screening of the cystic fibrosis gene via Next Generation Sequencing.
  • Fragile X – Horizon automatically detects AGG interruptions for select premutation carriers, further refining risk for an affected child
  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy – the most common form of muscular dystrophy affecting children
  • Hemoglobinopathies – including alpha thalassemia, beta thalassemia, and sickle-cell disease
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) – including enhanced SMA (2+0) screening which refines the chance to be a silent carrier

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Horizon supports you by offering:

  • Complimentary pre- and post-test genetic information sessions with board-certified genetic counselors next-generation sequencing—the latest technology—to provide better detection rates
  • One of the first labs to screen for Duchenne muscular dystrophy
  • A comprehensive Jewish panel—appropriate for both Ashkenazi and Sephardic Jews
  • Five screening panels customized for specific populations, and à la carte ordering options
  • Patient-friendly reports, fact sheets, and videos to help you understand your results

Is Horizon right for you?

We're here to help you find out

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