Getting Tested

We offer carrier testing (or sometimes called carrier screening) for 47 of the most severe recessive Jewish genetic disorders. This includes a range of Ashkenazi, Sephardi and Mizrahi conditions (optional testing for a 48th condition, Fragile-X, is offered as an option for female participants of the clinic only).

Carrier testing is an essential first step in ensuring you do not have a child in the future who is affected by one of these disorders.

To be eligible for screening, you only need one or more Jewish grandparent.

The Jnetics Clinic

We offer an online carrier screening service for young professionals who haven’t been tested at school or university and are beginning to think about their future family.

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Jnetics on Campus

We deliver 'University Screening Week', a week-long online carrier testing event for UK-based students with at least one Jewish grandparent.

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Jnetics in Schools

We educate and test sixth form students in all eight mainstream Jewish secondary schools across the UK.

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Please note – our carrier screening covers severe recessive disorders only and does not include the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes. Find out more about how you can access BRCA testing.