Genetics is a medical speciality which provides a diagnostic service and genetic counselling for individuals or families with, or at risk of, conditions which may have a genetic basis.
Genetic disorders can affect any body system and any age group. If you think you or your family may be affected by a genetic disorder, 3fivetwo can arrange a consultation with a local Clinical Geneticist. The areas of special interest to the Clinical Geneticist Consultant are paediatric genetics and dysmorphology, epilepsy, neurogenetics and familial cancer syndromes.
The clinical genetics service typically includes:
- Consultation and examination
- Detailed medical and family history
- Blood tests as required
- Referral for individually tailored tests and examinations
- Individual care management plan