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MediMap genomics test – precision medicine at Inova …

Posted: November 27, 2016 at 9:48 pm

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Pharmacogenomics, also called PGx, combines the science of how medications work (pharmacology) with the science of how genetic differences can influence health (genomics).Inova is pleased to offer the MediMap PGx test to adults and children, as well asto newbornsdelivered atInova Womens Hospital.

MediMap is part of the standard package of services offered to all babies born at Inova Womens Hospital located at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus, and it is therefore performed at no additional cost. Inova is the only health system in the U.S. that provides this optional pharmacogenomics test to newborns as part of our standard package of care. More info about MediMap for newborns

Inova is pleased to announce that we will be offering theMediMap test to adults and children in the near future.More info about MediMap for adults and children

Until recently, most medicines have been developed and prescribed to patients in a one size fits all approach. PGx testing informs your physician about your, or your childs, genetic makeup to help determine which medications to use or the amount prescribed. PGx testing may also reduce side-effects.

MediMap is a one-time genetic test that may indicate how a person will respond to some prescription medications. The test helps guide healthcare providers to better medication choices and doses for their patients. MediMap testing provides information to more effectively manage illnesses and improve their health.

Cant find what you are looking for? Please call us at 1-844-GENOME-4U (1-844-436-6634) or email us at [email protected].

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