This pamphlet offers easy-to-understand information for patients considering carrier screening. The content describes:

  • How genes work
  • Types of genetic disorders
  • How testing is done and what the results mean
  • Timing of carrier screening
  • Targeted and expanded carrier screening
  • Deciding whether to have carrier screening
  • What to do if you find out that you are a carrier of a genetic disorder

Designed to provide comprehensive and useful guidance for patients, this resource can help patients understand their screening options.

Published: 2020