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Discover How Genomics Can Help Your Child

Genomics, the study of all your child’s genes, can reveal incredible insights into medical conditions and allow us to create a treatment plan that’s tailored to your child — including which medicines and therapies may work best.

AdventHealth for Children is the only children's hospital to offer rapid and ultra-rapid whole genome sequencing to Central Florida families. We also provide testing and management options for genetic conditions, so you can understand your child’s unique needs and help them live healthier.

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Michael- Genomics Patient

Genomics Testing Saved My Son's Life

At 3 months old, weighing only 9lbs, Michael's parents knew something was wrong. Listen to their heartfelt story as they take you through a story of hope, navigating the ups and downs of their son's healthcare journey.

Conditions and Treatments

The following genetic testing is available to support newborn screenings, and diagnosis and ongoing treatment of metabolic disorders:

  • Acylcarnitine
  • Biotinidase
  • Carnitine Plasma and Urine
  • CSF Amino Acids
  • Hereditary Fructose Intolerance
  • Homocysteine
  • Lactate
  • Plasma Amino Acids
  • Plasma Carnitine
  • Pyruvate
  • Urine Organic Acids
  • Urine Succinylacetone

Caring for Genetic Disorders and Metabolic Conditions

AdventHealth for Children provides genetic testing and management for children with a known or suspected inherited metabolic disorders. Our team of experts work together to provide genetic counseling and education about your child's condition in addition to medication and strategies for life-long management.

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Meet the Team

Patients at AdventHealth for Children can be referred to participate in genomic testing with our team of care experts, including physicians who:

  • Are board certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics
  • Have expertise in Clinical Genetics; Biochemical Genetics and Newborn Screening; Cytogenetics
  • Have experience with clinical trials for genetic disorders
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Partnership is in Our DNA

Rapid whole genome sequencing is crucial to understanding rare genetic diseases. That's why AdventHealth for Children partners with Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine to offer more families access to a state-of-the-art genome sequencing lab and leading experts. Together, we're diagnosing, understanding and treating some of the rarest conditions.