Genetic Disease Diagnosis
Thrombophilia: Venous Thrombosis causes an estimated 50,000 deaths per year in the US and has an incidence of 1 per 1000 annually. There are many reported risk factors including a genetic element that can contribute to thrombosis. Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of death for both men and women in most racial ethnic groups.
Alpha-1-Antitrypsin (AAT) deficiency: AAT deficiency is an autosomal recessive disorder that is virtually confined to Caucasians of European descent and is the most common genetic cause of liver disease in children and emphysema in adults.