​Professional Societies’ Recommendations

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists | American College of Medical Genetics | American Society for Reproductive Medicine | American Urological Association | National Society of Genetic Counselors | Perinatal Quality Foundation | Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Each of the above professional societies have developed policies and recommendations for genetic screening and genetic health testing.

Current testing policies and recommendations are listed but subject to change.  Evolve Genetic Screens abide by all policies and recommendations.

​​Recommendations for Fertility Genetic Screening

1. Diagnostic evaluation of the infertile male: a committee opinion (ASRM)

2. Report on evaluation of the azoospermic male: best practice policy committee (AUA)

3. Evaluation and treatment of recurrent pregnancy loss: a committee opinion (ASRM)

4. Primary Ovarian Insufficiency in Adolescents and Young Women (ACOG)

Recommendations for Carrier Genetic Screening

1. Carrier Screening for Fragile X Syndrome (ACOG)

2. Genetic Counseling and Testing for FMR1 Gene Mutations (NSGC)

3. ACMG position statement on prenatal/preconception expanded carrier screening (ACMG)

4. ACMG Standards and Guidelines for fragile X testing: a revision to the disease-specific supplements to the Standards and Guidelines for Clinical Genetics Laboratories of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG)

5. Expanded Carrier Screening in Reproductive Medicine- Points to Consider (ACMG, ACOG, NSGC, PQF, SMFM)

6. Cystic fibrosis population carrier screening: 2004 revision of American College of Medical Genetics mutation panel (ACMG)

7. Update on Carrier Screening for Cystic Fibrosis (ACOG) Molecular Testing for Cystic Fibrosis Carrier Status Practice Guidelines (NSGC)

8. Hemoglobinopathies in Pregnancy (ACOG) Carrier screening in individuals of Ashkenazi Jewish descent (ACMG)

9. Preconception and Prenatal Carrier Screening for Genetic Diseases in Individuals of Eastern European Jewish Descent (ACOG)

10. Carrier screening for spinal muscular atrophy (ACMG)

Recommendations for Prenatal Genetic Screening

1. ACMG statement on noninvasive prenatal screening for fetal aneuploidy (ACMG)

2. Prenatal Screening and Diagnostic Testing Options for Chromosome Aneuploidy (NSGC)

3. Cell-free DNA Screening for Fetal Aneuploidy (ACOG)

4. SMFM physicians recommend NIPT for high-risk patients (SMFM)

5. Prenatal Diagnostic Testing for Genetic Disorders (ACOG)

6. Screening for Fetal Aneuploidy (ACOG)

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