Where do I go to get a preimplantation genetic screening done?

Blood draw. Fortunately most of the genetic screening test can be done using blood...Thus, simple blood draw at your doctor's office or local laboratory centers will do the job....
In a IVF office. In our experience, by doing pgs, or checking each embryo to make sure it is chromosomal normal not only improves pregnancy rates but decreases the risk of a miscarriage. Although some clinics disagree with this, our data definitely supports the increase pregnancy rates and decrease miscarriage rates with chromosome testing. Also, emotionally, you know that you transferred normal embryos; and if abnormal, at least you did not do an et and were hopeful and spend the money on a transfer.

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Where is a preimplantation genetic screening usually done? At a hospital?

Blood draw... Fortunately, many of the common genetic screening tests can be done using blood, thus simple blood draw at your doctor's office or local laboratory centers will likely be all that is needed.. Read more...

What is the definition or description of: preimplantation genetic screening?

IVF gene testing. Preimplantation genetic testing is performed on in vitro embruos before they are implanted. The coonceptus is created by in vitro fertilization techniques that obtain eggs and fertilize them by sperm obtained by similar techniques in a petri dish(es). It is used to look for genetically normal/abmormal conceptuses and only implant those without detected abnormalities. Read more...

What information do I have to bring along to do the preimplantation genetic screening?

Medical records. A complete medical history is important and useful...Bring all the information you have available to your doc/genetic counselor who can review the info and discuss with you about what you need/should do... Good luck... Read more...