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Carrier Status Reports

Gain health insights for 42 conditions, including 23 carrier status reports

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What can Carrier Status Reports tell me?

Your Carrier Status Reports will tell you whether you are a carrier for certain conditions. If both you and your partner are carriers for the same condition, this may mean that your children are at risk for that condition. When planning a family, genetic testing is recommended so that you can be aware of the risks if you and your partner are carriers for a genetic disorder.

Get Carrier Status Reports for 23 conditions
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Tay-Sachs
  • Fanconi Anemia
  • Familial Dysautonomia
  • Sickle Cell Anemia
  • Gaucher Disease
  • Nonsyndromic Hearing Loss
  • Niemann-Pick Disease

Carrier status and family planning

When two people who are carriers for the same genetic condition have a child, there is a 25% chance that the child will inherit a variant associated with increased risk from both parents and develop the condition. Half of the time, the child will inherit just one copy of the variant and will also be a carrier. Individuals who are carriers who plan to have children may wish to consult a genetic counselor or other healthcare provider prior to conceiving to discuss risk management. Close biological relatives of individuals who are carriers may also want to consider carrier testing.

You’re in good hands
Your test includes independent physician oversight. A questionnaire about your health history is required before taking the test. Your answers will be confidentially reviewed by a physician. After your results are generated, your reports will be reviewed by the clinical team from PWNHealth, who will determine whether genetic counseling is advised. If genetic counseling is recommended, it is included as part of the PWNHealth services.
Our technology and standards

We use advanced technology to analyze your DNA — a custom-designed Global Screening Array format chip, with hundreds of thousands of strategically selected probes to capture the greatest amount of genetic variation. The new chip provides us with the flexibility to add reports for more conditions, without the need to collect a new DNA sample in the future.


Your privacy and the security of your data is our top priority. DNA analysis is done in a CLIA-certified, CAP-accredited lab in the U.S. to ensure your data is processed and stored securely and professionally. DNA data is protected by multiple layers of encryption and stored on secure servers.

GINA (The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act) protects you from discrimination by employers and health insurance providers based on your genetic information.
  • You are the owner of your data and you can delete it permanently at any time.
  • We will never share your data with any third parties without your explicit consent. Your reports will be shared with PWNHealth to facilitate physician oversight of your test.
  • We are the only DNA company that pledges to never share your data with insurance companies.

Your health reports do not tell you whether you have, will develop, or will pass on any condition.

These reports do not include every variant or every condition. Therefore, it is possible that there may still be some risk of being a carrier even if no variants associated with increased risk are detected.

If you have a personal or family health history of one of the genetic conditions listed here, it is recommended that you consult with your healthcare provider to discuss comprehensive screening.