Introducing The NextGen Test

The latest in DNA testing technology enables you to provide preventive health screening for children and carrier screening for adults for over 60 genetic conditions

We Work With You

Your patient is important to us, which is why we will arrange pre-test counselling to make sure they fully understand the test

Test Accreditation

The NextGen Test is accredited by NATA & RCPA so you can rely on our results

Suitable For All Ages

The NextGen Test for Babies & Children is suitable for 16 years and under while the NextGen Test for Adults is suitable for over 16 years

How The NextGen Test Works

Step 1
Doctors request the test online.
Step 2
One of our health professionals will contact your patient to arrange pre-test counselling and payment.
Step 3
The DNA Home Test Kit is sent to your patient and they collect the buccal sample in the comfort of their own home.
Step 4

We sequence the DNA of genes responsible for genetic conditions.

Step 5

The requesting doctor will receive a NextGen Test Report which clearly explains the results and if further diagnostic testing or specialist referral is required.

Our Founders

Glenn Bennett
Dr Glenn Bennett
MBBS, BScMed(Hons), FACEM, MLibStud, MBA
Director of Clinical Services

Bio

Bennett Shum
Dr Bennett Shum
BMedSci(Hons), PhD, MBA
Laboratory Director & Managing Director

Bio

Our Science & Technology

Our state of the art testing facility is equipped with semi-automated robotic units to deliver results you can rely on.

99.6% technical sensitivity and 100% technical specificity

High test precision

Fast turn-around times

Compliance with the highest international standard for medical testing (ISO15189)

More about the NextGen Test

Test Price

NextGen tests start from $980.00 (inc. GST) which includes delivery, testing, analysis and reports.

Medicare Rebate

There is currently no Medicare rebate for the NextGen Test.

Technical Information

More technical information is available in a paper published in The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics.