Spinal Muscular Atrophy Carrier Screening
This test is a genetic screen to identify if you are a carrier of spinal muscular atrophy.
You must have a completed doctors request form to order this test online.
The cost of this test is AUD$220.00. No Medicare rebate available.
Spinal muscular atrophy carrier screening is available as a single test to order and pay online.
Did you know that spinal muscular atrophy carrier screening can be performed using saliva collection?
Saliva testing is:
- simple and painless
- suitable for any age group
- robust — stable for two months once taken
- exceptional quality.
Genetic counselling available
For more information about spinal muscular atrophy or to make an appointment with a genetic counsellor, email [email protected] or phone (03) 9936 6402.
Spinal Muscular Atrophy Australia
VCGS work in partnership with SMA Australia to raise awareness and improve access to genetic carrier screening. This collaboration allows individuals and families considering or undergoing screening to have access to high quality information and support. Find out more at smaaustralia.org.au