Simple, at-home carrier screening genetic testing.
Ready to start a family? Make a Lumi carrier screening test your first step.
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The important first step in planning your family.
Make confident decisions during family planning. Understand your chance of having a baby with an inherited genetic condition, such as cystic fibrosis (CF), spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) or fragile X syndrome (FXS).
Order online, test at home. No referral needed.
Can be done at any time before pregnancy.
- No needles.
- No blood tests.
- No waiting at the GP's office.
Our carrier screening products
Choose a level of screening that suits you. Each test includes a complimentary doctor appointment and genetic counselling session.
Not sure which test is right for you? Use our simple online tool to compare.
Carrier screening coverage
Our tests provide insights into a wide range of inherited genetic conditions.
How carrier screening works
All our kits use a non-invasive cheek swab you can do at home.
Select a kit and complete your purchase online. Your kit will be shipped to you in the mail. No referral required.
Swab at home
Once you receive your test kit, complete the simple cheek swab in the comfort and privacy of your home.
Mail your swab
Register your kit online and send your swab back to our accredited laboratory in the pre-paid envelope.
Discover your results
After we process your sample, your results are accessible online via a secure login portal.
“All women and couples planning pregnancy should be offered carrier screening …”Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists1
Why choose Lumi for carrier screening?
We have over 35 years of clinical experience and are leaders in reproductive genetics and family planning.
35+ years of experience
We have over three decades of experience in clinical genetics, testing, and research.
Our laboratories meet all regulatory standards, ensuring your results are accurate and reliable.
Simple & comprehensive
With Lumi, you can test at home at any time with no need for a referral. Our testing covers up to 1240+ genes.
Support at every step
All our tests include complimentary Telehealth sessions. You'll also have access to genetic counselling.
Frequently asked questions
Our clinical experts and genetic counselling team are here to assist you.
What is carrier screening?
What does carrier screening test for? What will I learn?
What does carrier screening cost?
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Are my results and data private and confidential?
Do I need a doctor's referral?
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Wherever you are on your family planning journey, make sure you have all the information you need to make an informed decision for you, your partner, and your future family.
- † Bulk billed testing available to Australian residents with a valid Medicare card. Eligibility will be determined by Lumi. Medicare will cover the cost of testing once per lifetime for eligible customers. If a patient is not eligible for Medicare coverage, an upfront cost will be required to perform testing.
- 1 RANZCOG. Genetic Carrier Screening (C-Obs 63). 2019. [https://ranzcog.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/Genetic-carrier-screeningC-Obs-63New-March-2019_1.pdf]