Shodair’s nationally recognized medical genetics department provides genetic evaluation and counseling to citizens throughout all of Montana. The Medical Genetics Program offers comprehensive services to individuals with genetic conditions or concerns about their risk to transmit or develop a genetic disorder. The program is sponsored in part through funding from the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services.
The Genetics Laboratory offers specialized testing as a part of the comprehensive medical genetics program based at Shodair Children’s Hospital. The Genetics Laboratory provides a wide variety of patient focused esoteric studies with an emphasis on quality, turnaround time, and personal responsiveness to providers. In addition to our dedicated laboratory staff, Shodair’s medical geneticists and genetic counselors are available to help clinicians and families understand test results.
The Genetics Laboratory provides services to patients of all ages throughout Montana and the western United States.
Services provided in the Genetics Laboratory include: Maternal Serum Screening, Cytogenetics, Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH), Molecular Diagnostics, Warfarin Sensitivity and other Drug Metabolizing Enzyme (Pharmacogenetic) testing.