Overview

VCGS can develop specific gene assays to help validate research findings or when there are family specific gene variants. Please contact VCGS to discuss this option further.

Category

Cost

Setting up a specific new gene testing and validation of a research lab findings*: $600

Carrier testing: $250

Prenatal (*includes testing of proband and parents): $600

Validation of research finding on gene already tested in our lab (PCR primers already in lab) for clinical use: $375

Reporting time

new gene testing and validation: up to 6 months

Carrier testing 4-6 weeks

Prenatal testing 2-3 weeks

Validation 4-6 weeks

Contacts

Dr Belinda Chong

Phone (03) 9936 6550

Notes

Patient to be referred to a genetics clinic for prenatal testing.