Table 1 Overview of ECS providers

From: A systematic analysis of online marketing materials used by providers of expanded carrier screening

ECS provider Country Type of provider Details relating to the ECS test
23andMe USA Genetic testing company “Health+Ancestry” is a combined testing service, including 41 autosomal recessive disease genes
Baby Genes USA Genetic testing company The Carrier Screening test includes 92 genes. It is based on the newborn screening panel developed by the company
Baylor Genetics USA Genetic testing company The “GeneAware” carrier test includes 159 genes
Counsyl USA Genetic testing company The “Family Prep Screen” includes 111 genes
DNA Testing Centres Canada Canada Genetic testing company Intermediary company, providing Pathway Genomics’ “Carrier DNA Insight” to patients in Canada
GenPath Diagnostics USA Genetic testing company “InheriGen” is an ECS test screening for 169 genes
Good Start Genetics USA Genetic testing company Offers multiple options. The “GeneVu” ComprehensivePlus panel includes 281 genes
Igenomix Spain Genetic testing company “CGT” Igenomix includes 549 genes
Insight Medical Genetics USA Medical clinic specialized in genetic testing Carrier screening is part of the broader preconception assessment. The test includes 164 genes
Integrated Genetics USA Genetic testing company The “Inheritest Carrier Screen NGS” Comprehensive Panel option includes 136 genes
LifeLabs Genetics Canada Genetic testing company An intermediary provider of the “Family Prep Screen” (developed by Counsyl) to patients in Canada
Mount Sinai Hospital USA Medical Hospital “NextStep Carrier Screening” offers multiple screening options, with the most comprehensive panel consisting of 281 genes
Natera USA Genetic testing company Offers multiple ECS panels. The most comprehensive panel, “Horizon 274”, includes 273 genes
Pathway Genomics USA Genetic testing company “Carrier DNA Insight” screens for 74 genes
Progenity USA Genetic testing company Offers multiple ECS panels. The "Preparent Global" option screens for 226 genes
Recombine USA Genetic testing company “CarrierMap” screens for 301 genes
Sequenom USA Genetic testing company “HerediT Universal” has been developed in collaboration with Recombine and has the same characteristics as “CarrierMap”
Viafet UAE Genetic testing company Based in Dubai, Viafet offers a carrier screening test including more than 600 genes