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Gene Access is a carrier screen that tests for Cystic Fibrosis (CF), Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) and Fragile X Syndrome (FXS) which can be done before or during pregnancy.
Respiratory PCR Tests Available:
Symptoms of defiency
Who needs to be tested?
Patients who experience meal-related symptoms of carbohydrate intolerance. Disaccharidase deficiency can be classified as either primary (genetically determined) or secondary (due to underlying disease process which can be excluded by histological investigation). Actual enzyme deficiency can be confirmed by means of tissue disaccharidase activity as this is not possible by histological investigation.
Severe vitamin D deficiency will result in Osteomalacia. Low vitamin D levels are also associated with Osteoporosis, increased fracture risk and falls. Additionally, a wide range of diseases have been associated with low levels of circulating serum vitamin D, including autoimmune diseases, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, some cancers, microbial and respiratory diseases and some neurological and mental health conditions. Most of the current evidence is observational but randomised controlled trials are underway and it is hoped these will provide the evidence base for these associations.Benefits of the being tested