Celiac disease genetic testing can accurately confirm whether you have a genetic predisposition to celiac disease. Around 83% of celiac disease sufferers go undiagnosed. Could you be one of them? Celiac disease is a serious genetic autoimmune disorder and could lead to long-term complications that could adversely affect your life.
Experience discomfort when eating dairy products? Do you feel bloated or get indigestion after consuming foods such as milk or cheese? If the answer to these questions is Yes, then you may need a lactose intolerance test. A lactose intolerance test will establish whether you carry a certain gene mutation which makes you unable to produce the enzyme which helps digest lactose. Our test starts from R2595 and results are issued in 2 weeks from receipt of samples at the laboratory. We also provide a genetic counselling service for an additional fee.
Not all cancers are hereditary but several of the most common cancers develop as a result of genetic mutations inherited from parents. Individuals born with these DNA abnormalities have a higher risk of developing certain types of cancer than others. Knowing your predisposition can help take preventive steps. Take our Cancer Predisposition Panel test to help you discover your personal risk of inherited cancer.
The test examines a total of 98 genes associated with 25 hereditary cancers. Below find a complete list of the genes tested.
EasyDNA South Africa offers the ideal test for those individuals who want to assess their genetic health: a DNA health test encompassing 34 different diseases. The DNA test we provide is a highly sophisticated DNA analysis that will tell you your genetic susceptibility to 34 diseases and is aimed at helping people manage their health in a more scientific way.
Why should you consider genetic testing?
There are a number of reasons why you should consider genetic testing. Genetic testing may help you find out whether you are at an elevated risk of a disease which means you could tackle the diseases early or undertake measures to control, prevent or mitigate the onset. Essentially, genetic testing gives the possibility to other people in the family of finding out whether they have inherited any diseases that run in the family. There are many more reasons. Read our page on why you should consider genetic testing.