Looking to understand if your child’s seizures may be genetic in cause?

We are here to help.

If you have a child with either of the following, with or without developmental delays or other medical problems, genetic testing may be recommended.

  • A history of two or more seizures without a known cause OR
  • A diagnosis of epilepsy

Approximately 20-30% of all children with unproved seizures are found to have an underlying genetic cause.1  Identifying if there is an underlying genetic cause may help in providing medical care recommendations for your child, and may also lead to access to new treatment options.

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Genome Medical’s genetic experts can help your family

Determine if genetic testing is appropriate for your child and help decide the best genetic testing approach

Understand the benefits, limitations and risks of genetic testing so you can make an informed decision

Address any concerns you may have about seizures and genetic testing

How it works

Get personalized, genetics-based care from Genome Medical

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Answer a short online questionnaire about your child’s health and medical history.

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Pre-test consultation

Talk with an expert by phone or video before a genetic test is ordered. A genetic specialist reviews the information you’ve provided and answers any questions you might have.

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Test order

If it is determined your child qualifies for genetic testing, your Genome Medical expert will order the test and our team will help you with test logistics.

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Results consultation

Review test results with a genetic counselor or medical geneticist. During this phone or video session, you are provided an opportunity to discuss the results of the test and their implications.

Learn More About Genome Medical

Genome Medical is the first nationwide specialty medical practice that is focused on genetics. The Genome Medical team features top genetic experts and primary care MDs – all dedicated to helping accelerate the integration of genetics into everyday health care.

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1 Fernández, Iván Sánchez, et al. “Diagnostic yield of genetic tests in epilepsy: A meta-analysis and cost-effectiveness study.” Neurology 92.5 (2019): e418-e428.