The Only Carrier Screen with Reflex Single-Gene NIPT for
- cystic fibrosis
- spinal muscular atrophy
- sickle cell disease
- alpha thalassemia
- beta thalassemia
Why UNITYTM ?
It is the only single-gene, NIPT-supported carrier screening panel that uses a single sample of the mother’s blood 1 to determine her carrier status and fetal risk for all ACOG-recommended inherited disorders.
UNITYTM covers carrier screening for all ACOG-recommended conditions
UNITYTM provides carrier screening for pregnant and non-pregnant samples from female and male patients. Reflex single-gene NIPT2 is available for ACOG-recommended disorders:
- Cystic fibrosis (CFTR)
- Spinal muscular atrophy (SMN1)
- Sickle cell disease (HBB)
- Alpha and beta-thalassemia (HBA1, HBA2, HBB)
In addition, expanded carrier screening (43 genes, NGS panel) is available for individuals of Ashkenazi Jewish, French Canadian, and Cajun descent. 2
In addition to existing guidance recommending universal screening for cystic fibrosis, all women should also be offered screening for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). ACOG committee opinion 691, issued March 2017Download Brochure