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Spectrum

Proven to boost IVF success

Spectrum preimplantation genetic testing (PGT) evaluates embryos for extra or missing chromosomes (PGT-A), single gene conditions (PGT-M), or structural rearrangements (PGT-SR), improving the chances of a healthy pregnancy.

Spectrum tests for chromosomal abnormalities and known inherited genetic condition(s). Sample collections include an embryo biopsy and parental blood/cheek swab. Most results will be returned to your doctor within 5-7 business days.

Spectrum, designed to improve the chance of a healthy pregnancy

Spectrum helps you identify the healthiest embryos during an IVF cycle. This helps reduce time to pregnancy and improve your patients’ chances for a successful pregnancy, while decreasing the chance of miscarriage or having a child with a genetic condition.

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Spectrum PGT offers the following test types:

PGT-A

PGT-A (Aneuploidy) — including haploidy, triploidy, uniparental disomy (UPD), and deletions / duplications

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PGT-M (Monogenic / Single Gene Conditions)

PGT-SR

PGT-SR (Structural Rearrangements) — including translocations and inversions

Why choose Spectrum SNP microarray with Parental SupportTM?

Proven technology meets peace of mind and simplicity

  • Spectrum is proven to increase the likelihood of a successful pregnancy. Across a range of maternal ages, pregnancy rates are higher when Spectrum is performed with IVF.
  • Spectrum’s calculated accuracy for each chromosome pair is typically greater than 99%.
  • Spectrum’s Parental Support bioinformatics platform is the only technology to confirm an embryo matches parental samples and detects non-embryonic DNA contamination. It can also determine parental source of a chromosomal abnormality.
  • Spectrum enables simultaneous PGT-M and PGT-A testing, using a single embryo biopsy sample. PGT-SR can also be performed simultaneously with PGT-A.
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  • For clinicians who prefer an NGS technology with optional mosaicism reporting, we’ve partnered with NextGen Genetics (NGG) to offer Spectrum NGS PGT-A and PGT-SR. Visit our FAQ page to learn more.

Spectrum offers support you and your patients can count on

  • Streamlined user experience through NateraConnect, our HIPAA-compliant provider portal
    • Electronically generate an embryo manifest for enhanced quality control
    • Obtain genetic counselor notes and patient results
    • Track patient test status
  • Natera board-certified genetic counselors provide complimentary support through every step of the process.
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