Beginning April 1st, 2022, trio cases (proband + two parents) will be randomized to receive either exome sequencing or whole genome sequencing. Singleton, Duo, Quad, and Trio cases that do not include both parents will continue to receive exome sequencing. The genetic test report will include information on the type [...]

Sample Collection at LifeLabs

LifeLabs will collect samples for genome-wide sequencing performed through GSO under the Ministry of Health's Community Access Pilot for Laboratory Services. A communication was sent to all LifeLabs collection sites on January 18th 2022 to notify each site of the change.

ACMG Secondary Findings 3.0

As of October 1, 2021, the Genome-wide Sequencing Ontario program will update the list of genes analyzed for secondary findings, as recommended by the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG v3.0, Miller et al. 2021, PMID 34012068). Our revised list of medically actionable in childhood secondary findings genes will consist of 64 [...]