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Baby Next

£575.00£625.00

The most complete and accurate newborn screening tests that gives early insight into baby’s health. – choice of Standard Panel & Extended Panel

  • One buccal swab from the child (cheek swab) – can be carried out in the comfort of your own home
  • Results available within 15 working days of sample arriving in lab

Description

What is the Baby Next Standard test?

Baby Next is a genetic test that screens babies for a number of serious inherited genetic disorders that can appear soon after birth or later in childhood.

  • The most extensive newborn screening
  • Screens for the 34 conditions on the RUSP
  • Able to screen for a wider range of conditions than current biochemical newborn screening

Baby Next screens for conditions that can be treated with medications, dietary modifications, or other therapies. Early screening with Baby Next test can help parents and paediatricians to know whether to take proactive steps sooner, to care for baby’s health.

Standard Test – £575

Analyses 86 genes for 87 diseases (including 34 conditions of the Recommended Uniform Screening Panel – RUSP)

What is the Baby Next Extended test?

Baby Next is a genetic test that screens babies for a number of serious inherited genetic disorders that can appear soon after birth or later in childhood.

  • The most extensive newborn screening
  • Screens for the 34 conditions on the RUSP as well as more than 200 additional conditions that can benefit from early detection
  • Able to screen for a wider range of conditions than current biochemical newborn screening

Baby Next screens for conditions that can be treated with medications, dietary modifications, or other therapies. Early screening with Baby Next test can help parents and paediatricians to know whether to take proactive steps sooner, to care for baby’s health.

Extended Test – £625

Analyses 220 genes for 222 diseases (including 34 conditions of the Recommended Uniform Screening Panel – RUSP)

 

Sample collection options:

One buccal swab from the child (cheek swab) – can be carried out in the comfort of your own home

This test provider also offer free genetic counselling via a telephone consultation for all test results.

We always recommend that you discuss your results with your Healthcare Professional.

For more information, you can download a copy of the Baby Next brochure here.

 

Additional information

Tests Available:

Standard Test, Extended Test

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