SMA Carrier Screen

The SMA Carrier Screen test contains 1 test with 4 biomarkers.

Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is an autosomal recessive disease that causes progressive muscle wasting and weakness due to loss of motor neurons in the spinal cord. This test detect carriers of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) and determine a couple’s risk of having a child with SMA.

The following is a list of what is included in the item above. Click the test(s) below to view what biomarkers are measured along with an explanation of what the biomarker is measuring.




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