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Tay-Sachs, Canavan, GM1 and Sandhoff diseases

It’s important for you to speak with a genetics professional prior to having carrier screening. Through some programs, a saliva sample can be collected at home and sent to a laboratory for analysis. Saliva testing does not include Tay-Sachs enzyme analysis, but may provide sequencing of multiple genes.

For more information, visit the Screening Centers page.