Overview

prepair™ is a test that determines if an individual or couple are at risk of having a baby with cystic fibrosis, fragile X syndrome or spinal muscular atrophy. These three conditions have serious health consequences and are some of the most common recessive conditions found in the general population.

Category

Cost

$385

Reporting time

10 working days from sample receipt in laboratory

Contacts

Screening Programs Genetic Counsellors
Phone (03) 9936 6402

Ms Melanie Smith - Laboratory Contact
Phone 1300 11 VCGS (8247)

Specimen Requirements

EDTA blood 4 ml or saliva sample

Notes

Blood Storage Requirements: Do not freeze. Store at 4°C or room temperature.

Genes tested