The department provides diagnostic and counseling facility for various genetic disorders. Tests based on both cytogenetics (Karyotyping) and Molecular genetics methods are provided. Molecular cytogenetic services using fluorescent in-situ hybridization (FISH) for numerical and structural abnormalities of the chromosomes, cancers and other genetic conditions are undertaken.
Pre and post test genetic counseling along with prenatal diagnosis of genetic disorders using chorionic villus sample, amniotic fluid, cord blood, skin biopsy, tumor tissue, abortus material etc. for detection of chromosomal abnormalities using karyotyping and FISH, and for single gene disorders using molecular methods are provided.
Diagnostic services include a wide range of genetic conditions like reproductive disorders (premature ovarian failure, Recurrent spontaneous abortion, various endocrine disorders like short stature, MEN1 and MEN2A syndromes, skeletal dysplasia, male and female infertility, congenital malformations, eye disorders like glaucoma, congenital cataracts, BPES, retinoblastoma, corneal ectasia and corneal dystrophy, various hematological disorders and cancers. It also offers Sperm DNA damage and seminal ROS assessment facility to couples with idiopathic infertility and cases with recurrent ART failure.