Genetic testing

At Queensland Fertility Group we have extensive experience working with patients at risk from a variety of inherited conditions, such as birth defects and genetic disorders. We offer a wide range of advanced genetic testing to give you the best possible chance of having a healthy baby. We also provide counsellors, who can help you with advice and information about the risks, and support any decisions you make.

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Genetic testing explained - Fertile Minds video

Nikki Kliskey, Senior Embryologist at Queensland Fertility Group, discusses genetic testing prior to pregnancy. Learn what options are available to you and what genetic testing involves, from our Fertile Minds YouTube channel.

How does PGT improve fertility outcomes?

Pre-conception genetic screening allows you to make informed choices as you grow your family. Genetic carrier screening is recommended if you are starting to try to conceive and can also be completed in early pregnancy. Whether you want to know if you and partner are genetic carriers for certain conditions, or you’re looking to screen yourself individually for peace of mind there are a range of screening options to help you understand any chance.

A blood test that you can have before you become pregnant, to help determine your likelihood as a couple of having a child with a genetic disorder.

Karyotype testing for both partners having difficulty conceiving can be useful in determining the cause of infertility and possible treatment.

A highly sophisticated scientific technique used to test embryos for specific genetic or chromosomal variations.

The Panorama NIPT test, can provide an indication as to whether there is a high chance your baby has a chromosomal condition.

The Fertility Panel has been designed to investigate genes, in both males and females, which are specifically associated with difficulties in conceiving or maintaining a pregnancy.