Types of Genetic Tests for a Diagnosis

Download the App Choosing the right genetic test involves balancing cost and how much information you get out of them. Genetic tests have become a routine way to confirm a suspected diagnosis. They may allow a doctor to pinpoint exactly what is causing your symptoms. But your DNA is made up of 6 billion units of information. There’s still a […]

Variant of Unknown Significance – Definition & Next steps

Download the App Variants of Unknown Significance (VUS)   A variant of unknown significance is a DNA change where there is too little information in the scientific community to say for sure whether the change causes disease or not.   A variant of unknown significance can not be used to rule out or confirm a diagnosis.  Because […]