PGD helps couples with a risk of transmitting a genetic disease.
Healthy embryos are selected to be transferred in the IVF process.
PGD can be performed for >99% of inherited single gene disorders.
PGD identifies affected and unaffected embryos with >98% of accuracy.
The Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) is a test which, forming part of assisted reproduction treatment, allows parents to be to prevent an incurable genetic disease before pregnancy.
Indicated for couples wih increased risk of having a child with a single gene desorder:
3 weeks for common disorders/mutations
6 weeks for rare disorders/mutations