The premarital screening program checks if your genome carries one of the known mutations related to inherited disorders. Carrying a mutation does not mean you are affected by the disease, but it means your prospective children are at risk of having the disease.
The pre-marital screening test covers about 3000 related disorders and sub-disorders with a list of about 7000 mutations.
The pre-marital screening is based on using the SNP array technology. It is accurate, fast, and cost effective.
The accuracy of the test is limited to the accuracy of the technology and the level of information available to the team at the time of preparing the test or evaluating the results.
The pre-marital screening programs aims at providing accurate and low cost test for prospective couples to determine the risk of having a child with a genetic disorder.
Individuals or couples can order the test by admitting to one of the collection centers related to the Ministry of Health. Individuals can select the type of test and subscribe to the portal for reception of the results and additional information.
Follow the given steps: