PGT-M

A genetic test designed to reduce the risk of having a child with an inherited condition

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PGT-M

A genetic test designed to reduce the risk of having a child with an inherited condition

What is PGT-M?

For people who know they are at increased risk of passing on a specific genetic condition, PGT-M, or preimplantation genetic testing for monogenic/single gene defects, can be performed prior to pregnancy to greatly reduce the risk of having an affected child.

PGT-M for single gene disorders involves testing embryos created through in vitro fertilization (IVF) and then transferring unaffected embryos. PGT-M was formerly known as PGD, preimplantation genetic diagnosis.