Genetic Counseling Services by Contract
Genetic Counseling Services by Contract
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For Laboratory Clients who wish to offer genetic counselor discussion to support their genetic testing products.  International genetic counseling available (see annual fee).   Please call us to discuss the case volume associated with each package offered online, which is based on your testing products.

  • Curbside Consults - offers discussion to patients and physicians with a genetic counselor -to assist in testing decision making
  • Brief Genetic Counseling Sessions - offers either pre-test, informed consent or post-test counseling to assist with single gene and carrier testing
  • General Genetic Counseling Session - offers genetic counseling sessions which include Pedigree collection and Risk Assessment as required for cancer, specialty disease (cardiology, neurology and rare disease) genetic counseling or as required for post-test counseling and review of recommendations

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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