MTL & Pharmacogenomics, Pharmacogenetics & Pharmacokinetics

Our goal is to empower every medical professional and patient with the specific knowledge to properly treat, prescribe and dose a patients symptoms and conditions with accurate medication in specific dosages for optimized results. This can all be done with accurate genetic information specific to the patient. Most patient diagnostics today are done through what has been a typical trial-and-error dosage scheme based on historical data. Through molecular genetics a patient can now have a treatment plan tailored specifically for body type and physiology. In other words, their known genetic code becomes an “owners operations manual” unlike any that have been available to date for patient diagnostics.

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Molecular Testing Labs™ is a new CLIA certified and CAP accredited testing laboratory that specializes in the exciting, cutting edge field of Molecular Genetics. “Genetic” testing has progressed well past the early days of counting chromosomes and has extended its usefulness and applicability well beyond comparing DNA signatures as is frequently seen in forensic work and crime dramas on TV and in the movies.

Molecular Genetics describes how actual information is coded into the distinct Genes of a specific individual and how this information is expressed in that individual as a Phenotype. The Human Genome Project initiated in 1990, was completed in 2003. Since that time, thousands of individual genes have been identified, Mutations of which can have a clinically significant impact.

Just as important as sequencing the human genome is that the developing technology has now provided us the tools and equipment which make it possible to look at the Base Pairs sequencing of an individual’s own DNA. This process has been automated now to the point where it is commercially available for many of the genes that have a direct impact on a patient’s health and quality of life.

Molecular genetic tests can yield a broad scope of information about an individual. This includes not only diagnostic information to determine if an individual has a genetically determined disorder. But it also provides a way for healthcare providers to assess how each individual will respond to a large number of commonly prescribed medications, supplements and various environmental substances. The test results provide a window into an individual’s distinct Pharmacokinetics. It is even possible to look at the genetic signature of many viruses and bacteria to definitively identify certain types of infections such as Human Papilloma Virus (HPV).

Molecular Testing Labs™ is at the forefront of this exciting new field. We offer an efficient and effective way to customize your healthcare as well as accept most insurance plans. We offer molecular genetic testing of a wide variety of genes that have been identified as having a significant clinical impact. As more and more genes are identified and tests developed, we will continue to follow the technology and expand our offerings in order to stay the leader in this field.

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“ Molecular testing is transforming the medical practice and is an integral part of personalized medicine and targeted therapy. Molecular testing will be routine clinical tests for the entire spectrum of the disease management.”

Molecular DNA testing results are the instruction manual that doctors need to properly diagnose and guide their patients treatment

A few short years ago, genetic probes were a tool of little more than research labs. Now, with tests for clinically significant and specific gene sequences readily available, they are rapidly becoming the standard of care when using certain drugs and treating specific disorders, A physician who does not take advantage of this once unimaginable technology is only risking patients’ lives and their own medical liability

At no time in the history of medicine has a technology with such a significant clinical impact moved from the research bench into daily clinical practice. This is only hastened by the FDA warnings being included on increasing numbers of package inserts, just daring physicians to use these medications without genetic testing at their own and the patients’ peril.

It was not many years ago when genetic testing consisted of little more than a buccal smear for Barr bodies, It’s really mind-bending that now, from that same buccal smear, we can look at individual base-pair substitutions on specific genes and use that information to determine the exact quantity of which drug with which to most effectively and safely treat that individual patient!