Laboratory Services

Next Generation Sequencing

Our Molecular Genetics team now offers Next Generation Sequencing.  Our mission is to serve Montana residents and their health care professional by bringing comprehensive clinical and laboratory genetic services to their communities.  This new NextGen Sequencing Service provides cost-efficient access to state-of-the-art Precision Medicine across specialties including Pediatrics, Neonatology, Cardiology, Pulmonology, Ophthalmology, ENT/Audiology, Orthopedics, Immunology, and Endocrinology.  Our service covers a broad diagnostic spectrum ranging from customizable gene panels to a clinical exome with more than 4.800 disease-relevant genes, providing a definitive answer for most of the currently known single gene disorders.  Diseases covered by our gene panels include epilepsies, developmental delay/intellectual disability, autism, hereditary neurological disorders, eye diseases, hearing loss, connective tissue disorders, and aortic aneurysm/dissection syndromes, cardiovascular disorders such as long QT syndrome and cardiomyopathies, and many other conditions.