Genepath launches preventive health test to identify over 50 treatable diseases in babies and children


Genepath has today launched in Australia with the NextGen test, addressing a gap in current preventive health and placing Australia very much at the forefront of Next-Generation DNA Sequencing screening tests for serious genetic conditions.

The NextGen test is a cutting-edge, highly sophisticated genetic screening test that looks for multiple treatable conditions that can cause problems at various stages of life. Designed to be used in conjunction with the existing newborn screening test (the ’heel prick test’) offered by all Australian states, it now gives Australian families the opportunity to have the most comprehensive newborn screening currently available in this country...

Alex Davidson