Comprehensive, actionable carrier screening
Horizon genetic carrier screening helps couples determine the risk of passing on serious genetic conditions to their child. It can be performed either preconception (ideally) or during pregnancy.
What is carrier screening?
All of us are carriers of at least one genetic condition. Carriers are typically healthy. Most have no family history of the genetic condition they carry or understanding of how that condition could impact their child. Carrier screening is a type of test that allows you to determine your risk for passing an inherited genetic condition onto your child.
When performed before conceiving, genetic carrier screening provides you with actionable knowledge and the opportunity to pursue alternative reproductive options. Carrier screening during pregnancy (prenatal carrier screening) can also have life-altering benefits: It can help couples decide on diagnostic testing, and if necessary, help them prepare emotionally, medically, and financially for a baby affected by a genetic condition.
Hear one family’s story and how carrier screening can help families
Why choose Horizon?
Using the latest technologies, including next-generation sequencing, Horizon screens for up to 274 genetic conditions, including commonly screened conditions such as cystic fibrosis, spinal muscular atrophy, fragile X syndrome, and sickle cell anemia.
Advanced technology and unmatched support make Horizon unique among DNA screening tests. The test is easy to take. Results are presented clearly, directly, and can pave the way to critical action steps.