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Advanced Genetic Diagnosis Unit

These types of tests can be used to diagnose disease before the onset of symptoms and to determine the individual risk of certain factorial diseases. Therefore, the results of genetics tests can have a huge impact on the life of a person.

At the Genetic Diagnosis Unit we help specialists to decide on the suitability of a genetics test as well as its interpretation.

Its main objective is to provide genetic diagnostic support to doctors in the field of the different medical specialisms such as gynaecology and obstetrics, paediatrics, internal medicine, haematology and oncology among others, offering the latest in technology and quality.

Additionally, this unit offers Sanitas clients:

  • Advisory consultations and genetic advice, a geneticist will be able to inform on the scope, diagnostic profitability, prognosis and other doubts in the field of genetics.
  • The most advanced technology to perform cytogenetics and molecular biology studies, with specific areas of work for tissue culture, molecular cytogenetics and DNA fragment sequencing.

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