Karyotyping is a laboratory procedure that allows your doctor to examine your set of chromosomes. “Karyotype” also refers to the actual collection of chromosomes being examined. Examining chromosomes through karyotyping allows your doctor to determine whether there are any... Read more
SEXUALLY TRASMITTED INFECTIONS
At-home STI Test
Whether you are experiencing symptoms that indicate you may have an STI (previously known as STD), or you just want a test to put your mind at ease, our simple to use STI tests which can be conducted in the comfort of your home is a simple, accurate way of... Read more
Coeliac disease (CD) is a disease of the small intestine. It is a type of autoimmune disorder where the villus in the small intestine is sensitive or allergic to certain foods or metabolites that contain gluten.
The test helps to estimate an individual's specific risk rate based on... Read more
DNA Paternity Testing is the best evidence one can obtain to ascertain whether the father is the natural (or biological) father of a child or not.
Non-legal paternity tests can be carried out as comparative test between two samples, one of which is that of the alleged father. However... Read more
FOOD INTOLERANCE TESTING
A food intolerance is often caused by a difficulty digesting certain foods with symptoms emerging hours or days later. Depending on the type of food intolerance, the immune system can sometimes identify food protein particles as ‘foreign’ when they enter the blood stream and produce... Read more
GENDER IDENTIFICATION TEST
That’s the question every expectant parent wants to know. Discover the answer in just 7 weeks of pregnancy. The most accurate early baby gender reveal test. We use the most exacting scientific approach to determe your baby’s gender . With a blood sample, we can determine... Read more
PRENATAL PATERNITY TESTING
How does the test work?
The new method, powered by Parental Support Technology, enables paternity testing via a simple blood collection from the pregnant mother and an oral swab from the alleged father. Advanced processes are used for DNA detection to create a unique blueprint specific to... Read more
WORKPLACE & HOME DRUG TESTING
Substance abuse at the workforce is a commonly encountered phenomena and may lead to a myriad of problematic issues including accidents, incidents, lack of productivity, absenteeism, excessive amounts of sick leave, litigation issues amongst others. Introducing random drug and alcohol testing... Read more
SCREENING FOR INFERTILITY
Rodinia infertility test screens for mutations associated with infertility in individuals and couples who have difficulty conceiving and maintaining a pregnancy.
Rodinia is available as a female or a male infertility panel. Each panel detects numerous infertility-causing genetic variants as... Read more
THE CARDIOVASCULAR GENETIC PANEL
Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of illness and death worldwide, responsible for c 31% of all global deaths.. Previously, assessment of the disease risk was based on the lifestyle of an individual. The role of genetic testing is now becoming increasingly important. Genetic testing... Read more
The DNA Sports panel is a multi-disciplined set of focussed panels to help you maximise efficiency and effectivness in training through knowledge of genes, nutrional, metabolic and environmental requirements. Genes which can play such an important role in endurance, power and... Read more
EVARTIA - THE METABOLIC TEST
Evartia detects genetic mutations that cause inherited metabolic diseases in people.
People with inherited metabolic diseases can have a range of symptoms, with variable expressivity and age of onset. Symptoms can manifest shortly after birth or at infancy, childhood, adolescence or adulthood.... Read more
Exome diagnostics is the genetic testing approach of choice for patients with complex, heterogeneous, and unspecific symptoms.
It supports physicians in stating a diagnosis, often after their patients have experienced years of uncertainty.
The exome comprises all protein-coding... Read more
GUT MICROBIOME TEST
Health starts in our gut. Microbiome testing is a novel scientific approach for assessing health and nutrition. It may help prevent health problems and disease.
The microbiome is closely related to human health. Microbes degrade fibres into important compounds involved in metabolism and... Read more
ETHNICITY & ANCESTRY TESTING
GPS Origins™ Pinpoint Your Ancestry
GPS Origins™ is a revolutionary ancestry DNA test that takes you deep into your family history. Traditionally, DNA ancestry tests provide a report of your ‘ethnicity’ and locate parts of your DNA in broad continental... Read more
PreSENTIA is an extensive portfolio of 19 hereditary cancer panels. Each panel focuses on a particular set of genes that determine your chances of developing cancer in the future. The genetic changes (mutations) in the genes that cause cancer can be inherited from parents to their... Read more
AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the the leading causes of irreversible vision loss. .
Anyone can develop AMD, but lifestyle and diet are major factors in an individual's risk. And it's clear that genetic factors have a lot of influence on when AMD might start and... Read more
ALLERGY & INTOLERANCE TESTING
ALLERGY AND INTOLERANCE TESTING
With the growing awarness of the effects of environmental allergies in food intolerances on our health and wellbeing, the realization and possible consequences may impair us from attaining maximum performance in all our endeavours.
As... Read more
Adventia is a test for carrier screening to determine whether a phenotypically healthy person is a carrier of a genetic disease. The genetic insight provided by Adventia can inform, guide and empower people to their reproductive choices and minimize the risk of people who are carriers... Read more
FAMILIAL RELATIONSHIPS & RECONSTRUCTION
DNA analyses can help orphans or long-lost family members reunite. They can also be used in cases of mass burial sites.
Such tests are also of interest in genealogical and ancestory studies and can be applied accordingly especially with regards to inheritence claims of estate manegement.... Read more
Oreana neonatal screening is a new genetic test for screening newborns, infants or children for treatable or manageable conditions. The disorders screened by Oreana have symptoms that may not be apparent at birth. However, symptoms for these conditions can manifest quickly, pose a critical... Read more
VERAgene is the only non-invasive prenatal test that can simultaneously screen for aneuploidies, microdeletions and single gene diseases. The diseases screened by VERAgene are often severe with significant impact on the quality of life. These genetic diseases exhibit symptoms such as... Read more
TRISOMIES & MORE
VERACITY is a non-invasive prenatal test that analyses cell-free DNA (cfDNA) extracted from maternal blood for prenatal screening of fetal chromosomal aneuploidies and microdeletions. VERACITY captures and counts cfDNA fragments from selected genomic regions from chromosomes of interest... Read more
Forensic science is the application of science to the legal process. DNA analysis can play a pivotal role in comparative evidence in both Criminal and Civil Court cases.
DNA Consulta works on a personal basis with the Law Courts and Law Enforcement Agencies, most notably the... Read more
CONSULAR & PERSONAL
Consular DNA samples are required for persons residing with the Diplomatic Corps especially so in countries where conflict is taking place. Consular samples might also be requested by the Courts of the requesting country through the Counsular Office. This could be for both criminal or... Read more
ForeSENTIA TUMOUR PANELS
ForeSENTIA is an extensive portfolio of tumor-profile panels that identify genetic alterations (changes) implicated in cancer.
The ForeSENTIA panels test for alterations on genes that have important roles in cancer. Identifying these genetic alterations is beneficial for:
• providing an... Read more
DNA HEALTHY WEIGHT
Eliminate the guesswork for getting to and maintaining a healthy weight. HomeDNA™ Healthy Weight is a scientifically-based weight-management test and program that identifies your unique genetic makeup and provides diet and exercise strategies specifically tailored to your genotype. Just... Read more
This is a revolutionary DNA laboratory test that examines 16 genetic markers (SNPs) in 5 categories associated with skin aging.
• Firmness & Elasticity: Are you genetically predisposed to premature wrinkling?
• Wrinkling / Age: Supporting skin damage through a process called... Read more
TWIN ZYGOSITY TESTING
It can be difficult to tell whether twins are identical or fraternal. Fraternal twins of the same sex may have very similar features, while identical twins can have distinct physical features that enable others to easily differentiate between them. A twin zygosity test can quickly reveal with... Read more
DNA FOOD & PET SENSITIVITIES
Science based test that reveals how genes may make a person more sensitive to common irritants in these eight key areas:
Gluten | Cow Milk Proteins | Lactose | Peanuts | Histamine | Egg ... Read more
DNA BREED IDENTIFICATION
The DNA Breed Identification test is a comprehensive test for breeders, veterinarians and pet owners to objectively identify, confirm or otherwise the genetic composition of dogs and cats.
The test can be coupled with a health screen and/or life plan that goes hand in hand with the... Read more
BIRDSEXING, PARENTAGE & DISEASE ANALYSIS
In many birds.like those of the parrot and swan families, the sexes cannot be distinguished even in adults. In about half of the world’s bird’s species, the females and males look identical. This problem is particular in human assisted breeding of certain... Read more
The hereditary information of every living organismis is carried by its DNA. DNA contains a genetic blueprint that uniquely defines an individual. Two individuals can only possess identical genetic codes if they are identical twins. The genetic code is fixed throughout a pigeon’s... Read more