Genetic test

Spire Washington Hospital near Newcastle perform a number of tests for patients including genetic testing. Our facilities offer patients a high standard of care in the North East of England

Tests for genetic disorders such as cystic fibrosis and Huntingdon’s chorea can be conducted to assess the risk of inheriting these conditions or to diagnose them in individuals with certain symptoms.

Testing for Down’s syndrome is commonly conducted during pregnancy through nuchal testing – a combination of ultrasound and a blood test.

Genetic testing at Spire Healthcare

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