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In today’s world, parents of children with developmental challenges often find themselves navigating a maze of medical appointments, tests, and treatments. For Sarah Foshee, a Florida mom, the journey began when her 7-year-old daughter, Violet, was diagnosed with autism. Like many parents in similar situations, Sarah was referred by her healthcare provider for genetic testing to gain deeper insights into Violet’s condition and potential underlying factors.

However, Sarah’s apprehension grew at the thought of Violet undergoing a traditional blood draw for the test. Fortunately, her concerns were eased when she discovered that the test could be done from the comfort of their own home, thanks to Quadrant Laboratories’ innovative saliva-based collection kit.

Sarah recalls, “I thought it was somewhere I was going to have to go for a blood draw. To not have to do that, I cannot express how amazing that was. No mom wants to hold their kid down when they are kicking and screaming and crying.”

Receiving the test kit in the mail was a game-changer for Sarah and her family. Not only did it eliminate the need for stressful visits to unfamiliar places like laboratories and doctor’s offices, but it also provided a sense of control and convenience. Sarah emphasizes, “For me, it was a great peace of mind that I could do it in my own home. My daughter cooperated very easily. It was easy to mail back as well.”

One of the standout features of Quadrant Laboratories’ genetic testing service is their commitment to providing comprehensive support. From easy-to-understand instructions for the collection kit to genetic counseling services after testing, they ensure that families feel informed and empowered every step of the way.

Sarah was particularly impressed by the promptness and clarity of the genetic counseling she received. Even before receiving the formal report, she received a call from a genetic counselor who explained the results in a compassionate and understandable manner. “As a mom who can get anxious, it was a weight off of my shoulders,” Sarah shares. “They had a wonderful way to explain it to me to alleviate any stress.”

Ultimately, the test revealed valuable information about a duplication on Violet’s chromosomes, providing Sarah with reassurance and a clearer understanding of her daughter’s condition. “I always say labels don’t matter but to know there’s nothing medically I need to worry about, it was a relief,” Sarah reflects.

Sarah’s experience highlights the transformative impact of genetic testing, especially when coupled with the accessibility and ease-of-use offered by Quadrant Laboratories’ saliva-based collection kit. By empowering families with valuable insights and support, Quadrant Laboratories is not just revolutionizing genetic testing but also enhancing the well-being of children and their caregivers nationwide.

In conclusion, genetic testing is not just about diagnosis; it’s about empowerment, peace of mind, and paving the way for informed decisions and personalized care. With Quadrant Laboratories, families like Sarah’s are finding hope, clarity, and support on their journey towards understanding and managing developmental challenges.

If you’d like to learn more about Quadrant Laboratories’ genetic testing services, visit their website or reach out to their team today. Your patients and their families deserve the best in care and support, and Quadrant Laboratories is here to help every step of the way. 

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