Services that We Offer to Testing Laboratories and Companies

As it is crucial that the genetic testing product(s) that your Laboratory or Company offer be
    presented to Clinicians, Patients and Clients accurately, clearly and usefully, we offer a system for Telephone Consultation as well as: 

  • Review of our network of Genetic Counselors to identify a stellar team with significant expertise in your category of testing
  • Creation of a Team Focus Group with team members who will study the science associated with your product, as compared to similar products on the market to develop a framework for genetic discussion with your clients
  • Development of a Report and White Sheet to help you identify the best strategies and approaches for explaining your product or reporting results of genetic testing, all  in compliance with regulation
  • Clinical expertise surrounding informed consent, clinician responsibility and the role of laboratory genetic counselors
  • ‚ÄčRecommendation of  a staffing schedule that responds to your needs and budget     

Please be aware that we reserve the right to refuse our services to Companies that offer Genetic Testing Products that do not meet our threshold for clinical validity.

Discussions with a genetic counselor as offered by Genetic Laboratories and Genetic Testing Companies serve to provide key information for the understanding of genetic testing, although pedigree intake and record review may be focused to the results of genetic testing.  Although laboratory license and permit and genetic counselor certification and licensure where applicable, do not permit the practice of medicine, genetic counselors can provide explanation and direction to physicians and authorized medical professionals for the interpretation of the results of genetic testing.  Genetic counselors, upon physician waiver and in collaboration with ordering clinicians, can provide counseling on genetic testing and the meaning of test results. Comprehensive genetic counseling may be available through physicians who can provide genetic counseling within the scope of their practices as they choose and through genetic counselors within the scope of their practice. Please note that patient management and genetic counseling surrounding on-going prenatal or any diagnostic testing is best handled by Physicians, Maternal/Fetal and Pediatric Genetics specialists,  in conjunction with clinical services where they are available and in collaboration with genetic counselors and other genetic specialists. 

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