USA law protects Americans from discrimination in health insurance and employment with the
Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) of 2008.
NIH – National Human Genome Research Institute: an overview and resources regarding the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008.
Thanks to BCW for the information they provided below regarding their aHUS Diagnostics Program.
Physicians locally and globally seek the expertise of BloodCenter of Wisconsin in the diagnosis of patients with challenging and complex blood related diseases. BloodCenter blends medical and scientific expertise with state of the art technology to translate new scientific knowledge into clinical breakthroughs.
BloodCenter of Wisconsin is at the forefront of integrating genetics into the diagnosis and treatment of blood related disorders. In 2014, BloodCenter became one of the first laboratories to offer both complement protein studies and genetic analysis, providing a comprehensive evaluation supporting the diagnosis of Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome in 28 days. Partnering with BloodCenter of Wisconsin streamlines a patient’s aHUS evaluation to one institutional provider.
At BloodCenter of Wisconsin Diagnostic Laboratories, we never lose sight of why our work with you is important. During the 35-year history of Diagnostic Labs, our physicians, along with our scientific directors, have remained as committed as you are to delivering the very best care for your patients. From start to finish, we are your partners every step of the way.
Diagnostic Labs provides you with direct access to the expertise of our highly experienced team of medical directors. Our physicians are readily available to:
Discuss your patients’ test results
Consult with you on our test algorithms
Confer with you on possible treatments
BloodCenter of Wisconsin’s aHUS Clinical Consult Team:
Medical Director, Diagnostic Laboratories
Medical Director, Board Certified and Practicing Hematologist
Director, Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory, Board Certified Geneticist
Board Certified and Practicing Genetic Counselor
Contact our Client Services Team:
Phone: 800-245-3117 ext. 6250
Requisition: Order aHUS testing
Click here to watch their informational video about genetic testing.