PGD

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PGD

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis is an assessment of a small part of an egg, embryo or blastocyst to determine whether the embryo has a specific genetic sequence that is linked to a known genetic disease. This type of testing was developed to assist couples who know that they suffer from or are carriers of an inheritable genetic disorder. The screening test will allow the selection of “cleared” embryos that do not have the disorder to ensure that genetic issues are not passed on to the next generation.