Genetics, a fully equipped Cyto-genetic Lab aids both the Fetomaternal Unit and the Infertility Unit. The genetic lab offers the following services:-
People with family/personal history of structural/mental abnormalities with/without consanguinity are offered counseling regarding the risk they carry for a particular disorder.
A woman with an USG detected fetal anomaly is counseled regarding the prognosis of her pregnancy and the probability of having a similar anomaly in the future.
Work up of the Index Child
Any woman with an affected child is offered detailed work up of the child by a team of dysmorphologists and geneticists to reach an accurate diagnosis which may predict the prognosis.
Cytogenetics – Karyotyping
( Prenatal – Amniotic fluid,CVS,Fetal Blood ) ( Postnatal- Peripheral blood Sample)
Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) protocol for 13, 18, 21, X, and Y chromosomes
PCR for Y chromosome micro deletion
DNA Isolation – Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis ( PGD)