Good Start Genetics has expanded the disorders it covers in its sequencing-based preconception carrier screening service to 23 after launching a more limited panel in April.

The company announced the expansion at the annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine this week. According to Good Start's CEO, Don Hardison, feedback from early and potential customers drove the addition of nine disorders – mostly relevant to parents with a Jewish background – to the original 14 offered in April.

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