Direct to consumer (DTC) or DIY genetic tests are available for anyone to purchase, and their use is increasing. How accurate and useful are these DTC genetic tests and where can you find more information on these tests?

Victorian Clinical Genetic Services (VCGS) is pleased to announce an exciting collaboration with Twist Bioscience, a leading synthetic biology and genomics company, to develop a bespoke whole exome sequencing assay for VCGS. The assay will be used to identify the cause of health and developmental problems and will help clinicians make informed decisions about treatment and management plans for their patients.