Division of Molecular Diagnostics -
Presymptomatic Testing for Huntington Disease
DisclaimerThe University of Pittsburgh is an approved Huntington Disease Society of America (HDSA) testing center. This means that no analysis can be performed unless the patient has been referred for genetic counseling. This rule does not apply to symptomatic testing.
If you or your patient desires presymptomatic testing for Huntington Disease, the consent form must be signed by either a board-certified genetics counselor or a board-certified medical geneticist in order for testing to begin.
If you would like further information on how to obtain genetic counseling for Huntington Disease testing, please contact:
Betsy Gettig, MS, CGC
Associate Professor of Human Genetics
University of Pittsburgh
Presymptomatic Testing FormsBy using these forms, you agree that you have read and understood the above disclaimer.