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With any emerging field there are bound to be questions. Here are some we get asked frequently. 

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​What are the benefits of ordering Veritas' myGenome for my patients?

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​What are the benefits of ordering Veritas' myGenome for my patients?

There are many benefits to whole genome sequencing (WGS) for you and your patients. Overall, a whole genome sequence for a patient will help you better predict their risk for disease while understanding the underlying genetic etiology of existing conditions. Having a patient's whole genome sequenced also means that their genome is available for re-examination at any point without having to repeat the lab test. Finally, your patient's pharmacogenomics (PGx) report will help you understand genetically-influenced response to over 150 medications. 

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​How can WGS be helpful in diagnosis?

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​How can WGS be helpful in diagnosis?

myGenome (with Standard or Premium Interpretation) is a screening test intended for generally healthy individuals, and not meant for diagnostic use. myGenome uses Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technology to identify sequence variants and is unable to detect other genetic variations such as large rearrangements, large deletions/duplications, translocations, and trinucleotide repeats.

If you or your doctor are concerned about an underlying genetic diagnosis, or think you might be at risk for a health condition that runs in your family, we also offer myGenome with Diagnostic Interpretation. This service is appropriate for individuals with clinical signs and symptoms that are suspected to have a genetic cause.

If you are interested in learning more about any of our myGenome services, please go here.

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I'm extremely busy. Is this complicated?

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I'm extremely busy. Is this complicated?

Although the science behind whole genome sequencing is complex, we deliver the information to you and your patients in a clear, concise and convenient manner. Access the reports through our physicians' portal, and our team and partners — including genetic counselors and Pharm. D.s — are standing by to assist you. 

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Is genetic counseling offered with your service?​

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Is genetic counseling offered with your service?​

Yes. We have certified and licensed genetic counselors available to provide genetic consultations for patients in the U.S. (and in limited other countries). Depending on your circumstances, pre and post-test genetic counseling can be offered either by your own institution or by us. A 20-minute post-test genetic counseling session is included in the price of myGenome if a clinically relevant finding is reported (American College of Medical Genetics - ACMG59 or certain APOE variants). Additional genetic counseling packages, which may include comprehensive post-test review of report along with full family history assessment, or pre-test genetic counseling sessions, are available for an additional fee.

Why take this journey with us?

Genomic information is increasingly being integrated into clinical practice.
We want to help you evolve your practice with cutting-edge capabilities. 

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Pharmacogenomics — Get your patients' genetically-influenced response to over 150 medications.

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Learn what disease risks may be relevant to for your patients, and learn which lifestyle adjustments might mitigate these risks.

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Connect with a Pharm.D. and genetic counselor to offer your patients team-oriented support and guidance.

myGenome

Get the most comprehensive
genetic testing service there is.

Make more informed decisions about your health, learn about your ancestry, and much more.

“myGenome gives us the opportunity to be proactive and make decisions to optimize our lives, avoid disease, and hopefully achieve longevity.” 

– Keith A. MD, Veritas Customer

Best For

  • If you want to learn about your disease risks, drug sensitivities, and what you may pass on to your kids.
  • If you want our team to look even deeper into your cancer and cardiovascular risks, and carrier conditions.
  • If you have a complex medical history or symptoms suggestive of a genetic condition, and want to learn about possible genetic causes.