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Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis Methods

One genetic materal has been obtained from an embryo there are a number of possible tests that can be performed allowing for the identification of many different types of problems.

PGD for determination of chromosome number

Also known as aneuploidy testing.

PGD for genetic mutations

Many medical problems caused by gene mutations can be identified

PGD for structural chromosome abnormalities

Includes testing for translocations, a common cause for miscarriage

PGD for Tissue Typing

Revolutionary method for finding transplant matches for sick and dying children.

PGD for Gender Selection

The most accurate and successful method for selecting the gender of a baby
 
PGD for Hereditary Cancer

This type of testing can help eliminate cancer from a family.