What Genetic Testing is Available During My Fertility Care?

If you are considering genetic testing and screening, knowing what your options are and what tests are available can reduce the overwhelm and help you make the best decision for how you should build your family.

What Are My Options?
What Are My Options?

Common Embryo Genetic Tests

Contributed by the ASRM Genetic Counseling Professional Group:
Jennifer Luque, MGC, CGC, Jill Fischer, MS, CGC, Jenna Miller, MS, CGC, and Lauren Isley, MS, CGC.

PGT, PGT-A, PGT-S, PGT-SR … what do all of these acronyms even mean?! Who would have thought that the uncharted world of infertility and trying to conceive would come with learning a whole new foreign language? It can be overwhelming. If you are considering genetic testing and screening, knowing what your options are and what tests are available can reduce the overwhelm and help you make the best decision for how you should build your family.

We reached out to a team of genetic counselors from the ASRM Genetic Counseling Group to learn about the most common embryo genetic tests. Here’s what they had to share: