ACOG now joins ACMG in recommending SMA carrier screening for all women in their Committee Opinion #691 released in March 2017.

Is your screening practice missing ‘silent carriers’ of SMA?

Horizon offers SMA screening that automatically evaluates for the presence of a SNP commonly associated with ‘silent carriers,’ providing patients with more accurate information on their SMA carrier status.1,2

Routine SMA carrier screening, which provides a measure of SMN1 copy number only, misses ‘silent carriers’ who have higher risks for pathogenicity.

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