Premarital & Preconception Screening
A preconception or premarital screening is a blood test that allows a couple planning to conceive to determine the risk of passing on a genetic disorder to the child. The screening is recommended to couples who can be the carriers of autosomal recessive or X-linked recessive conditions.
What the disorder included in Premarital & Preconception Screening
While many other disorders are also tested, below given are some of the most common ones:
- Cystic fibrosis
- Fragile X syndrome
- Sickle cell disease
- Tay-Sachs disease
- Huntington’s disease
- Spinal muscular atrophy
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Q. What is pre-marriage screening?
A pre-marriage screening is a test that determines the chance of a couple to pass on a disease to their child if they get married. The couple is tested for genetic, infectious, & blood transmitted diseases in this screening.
Q. What tests are done before marriage?
Pre-marriage screening is done before a couple gets married to ensure that the mutation of a couple’s genes does not lead to a child with diseases. Such tests can indicate common genetic blood disorders or infectious diseases.
Q. Why do you need a blood test to get married?
A blood test can be used to carry our pre-marriage screening that can suggest the possibility of a couple to pass-on a disease to their child.
Q. What tests should be done before pregnancy?
Preconception screening is recommended to couples for preventing their child from hereditary diseases that can pass-on to the child.
Q. What is preconception screening?
Preconception screening includes a blood test that a couple undergoes before they start conceiving process to evaluate the risk of passing on a disease to their child.