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Pre-implantation Genetic TestingPre-implantation Genetic Testing

One-stop Genetic Clinic

The Chinese University of Hong Kong set up the territory’s first outpatient genetic clinic to provide one-stop diagnosis and consultation services. The clinic is now conducted in Prince of Wales Hospital including genetic counseling, risk assessment and genetic and genomic testing. The scope of services includes congenital malformation, growth disorders, metabolic disease, cancer, recurrent abortion and any diseases associated with genetic defects, such as autism and developmental delay.

Genetic Testing

Preimplantation Genetic Testing for monogenic defects/structural rearrangements (PGT-M/-SR)

A procedure used prior to implantation to help identify genetic defects within embryos created through in vitro fertilization to prevent certain diseases or disorders from being passed on to the child.

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Preimplantation Genetic Testing for Aneuploidies (PGT-A)

A procedure used prior to implantation to help screen chromosomal abnormality (known as aneuploidy) within embryos created through in vitro fertilization to prevent certain diseases or disorders from being passed on to the child.

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Workflow for Pre-implantation Genetic Test (PGT)

Embryo Biopsy Procedure