About the test
BabyNEXT™ is a genetic test that analyzes certain hereditable conditions that can appear soon after birth or later in childhood. BabyNEXT™
is able to screen for a wider range of conditions than
current newborn screening.
WHY CHOOSE BabyNEXT
BabyNEXT™ is able to screen for a wider
range of conditions than newborn
BabyNEXT™ allows the early screening of
conditions that may not be discovered until
BabyNEXT™ can help to know whether to
take proactive steps, sooner, to care for
How it works
is performed starting from a buccal swab, from which the baby’s DNA is extracted. Our expert laboratory technicians analyze the baby’s genes for more than 200 conditions by using the advanced NGS (Next Generation Sequencing) technology.
guarantees competence, experience and quality
It includes a pharmacogenetic analysis of a child’s response to more than 30 medications that may be prescribed, during childhood, thus allowing a personalize treatment throughout life.
It detects 200+ childhood conditions to give more comprehensive insight into baby’s health.
It includes only conditions that may be treated with medication, dietary modification, or other therapies.
It utilizes a groundbreaking sequencing technology (NSG), coupled with a leading bioinformatic analysis.
It helps parents and pediatrician to
know whether to take proactive steps,
sooner, to care for baby’s health.
A simple cheek swab is designed for
gentle and simple non-invasive sample
Sensitivity and specificity >99%.
Turnaround time of just 15 days.
Levels of screening
2 levels of screening
Both BabyNEXT™ screen levels allow to evaluate the baby
response to more than 30 medications,
thus allowing a personalized treatment
Indication for testing
Individuals presenting symptoms of a
Individuals with a positive family history of metabolic disease.
Individuals without a positive family history but with symptoms
resembling the specific disease indication.
Individuals with a negative, but suspected, family history in order to
perform proper genetic counselling.
Brochures and forms
for future parents
BabyNEXT™ Useful Forms
BabyNEXT ™ EXTENDED
BabyNEXT ™ STANDARD
Buccal swab kit instructions
Information request form
Contact us by calling the Contact Center 06.164161500
(12 lines PBX ) to discover how you can perform
test or fill out the form below. Your personal information will be used exclusively to satisfy your request, in the absolute respect of your privacy.