Consumers purchase the 23andMe genotyping service directly from 23andMe.com. $199/kit + shipping
If you want to connect your patients to 23andMe and start a discussion about their results, you can request a Custom URL. This allows for a discounted purchase ($179 + shipping), the linking of their purchase with your practice and priority sample processing at the lab. Learn more
Whether your patients purchase directly via our website or through your custom URL, it’s easy to get started.
1. Order and register kit online.
2. Provide saliva sample and mail to 23andMe.
3. Receive genetic reports.
4. Access tools.
Unlike sequencing which analyzes all nucleotides in a gene to identify changes, genotyping detects specific known variants within the genome. 23andMe uses a custom Illumina HumanOmniExpress-24 format chip that analyzes approximately half a million variants. This custom chip has been designed to include variants:
23andMe laboratory testing is done in U.S. laboratories certified to meet CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988) standards, including qualifications for individuals performing testing and other standards to ensure the accuracy and reliability of results. The laboratory is also accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), which has served as a model for various federal, state, and private laboratory accreditation programs throughout the world.
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