Methylene-tetra-hydro-folate reductase gene helps digest Vitamin B (folate). Mutations in the gene prevent us from digesting certain proteins.
Using a simple and easy-to-use saliva swab, the MTHFR genetic test checks for potential mutations that affect hearing, vision, blood clotting, memory loss, and cardiovascular diseases.
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MTHFR (methyele-tetra-hydro-folate reductase) is a gene responsible for helping our bodies make proteins.
It is specifically important to digest folate (vitamin B9), and helps regulate homo-cysteine levels.
MTHFR is also important for digesting the drug metho-trexate, used in rheumatoid arthritis and chemotherapy.
MTHFR gene has been associated with possible risks of multiple conditions including heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure. Certain variations of the gene have shown to increase homocysteine levels that can further exacerbate heart related problems.
Anyone with a family history of adverse effects to methotrexate should check for their genotype.
Using a saliva swab, the MTHFR genetic test will check MTHFR genes to predict your hereditary inclination for Alzheimer's and the ability to digest vitamin B9.
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A: Except New York and New Jersey our tests are available in all 48 states. State regulations in NY, NJ do not allow us to ship the tests to their residents.
A: The kit for our MTHFR Genetic Test contains: (1) few saliva swabs; (2) instructions on how to collect the sample; and (3) a form requesting basic information including date and time of collection. The directions are straight forward and easy to follow.
A: You will receive the kit within 3-5 business days with a prepaid return envelope (within US). After you ship the sample and it is received by our lab, you receive the results within 5-7 business days.
A: Your samples are kept by the lab for two weeks and the extracted DNA is kept for 3 months. The samples are disposed off in biohazardous waste that is picked up by a certified waste management company that specializes in medical waste disposal and follows strict regulatory guidelines.
Regarding your data: we are required to maintain the data for a minimum of 2 years. Your data is releases only to those authorized by you. We also ensure that such information is maintained in the strictest confidence in accordance with HIPAA and other applicable federal and state laws and regulations. In certain cases, we may release information to a third party if such information is required for medical treatment or by federal or state law.
A: The report with your test results will be easy to understand and will have all the necessary details. It will mark your genotype for the risk of cardiovascular disease. It will briefly discuss what they mean.
A: No. We do not have the capability to process the insurance claim. Insurance plans vary by individuals and may not pay for genetic testing. Please talk to your insurance provider if you have any further concerns.
A: We have partnered with CLIA-certified labs that are used by physicians across the US. These labs are regulated by the states, as well as Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Many tests from these labs are FDA approved to ensure they meet the proper regulatory requirements. Additionally, the College of American Pathologists (CAP) requires inter-laboratory tests to ensure the ranges established by each lab do not drift or are not out of acceptable ranges. This is done by regularly testing reference samples between different labs. Finally, the labs test thousands of sample for different age groups and health conditions, and have well established reference data to compare your results against this large pool.
A: Unfortunately, no. As a lab test provider we can only test and report out data from your samples. We are not authorized to provide any medical recommendations. But we strongly encourage you to discuss the results with your doctor for next steps.
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