*Please note this program does not test for facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy Type 1 (FSHD1), oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy (OPMD), or myotonic dystrophy types 1 and 2.
Place your order
To place a paper-based order, download the paper order form. To place an order online:
If you're a patient and believe you are eligible for this sponsored testing program, you have options:
Contact Genome Medical
(available in US only)
Schedule a genetic counseling session, by phone or video, with an expert who can review your testing options and place the order. There is a cost associated with the Genome Medical services, which may be covered under your health benefits.
Discuss the program with your doctor
If you already have a healthcare provider who can place this order, you can download this flyer to take to your own provider.
Find a local genetics provider
Search our genetics providers network to find a provider in your area. Please sign in, or create an account, to connect with our network of professionals. There may be a cost associated with the provider’s services.
For more than 65 years, MDA has committed to transforming the lives of individuals living with neuromuscular diseases through innovations in care and science. To learn more visit www.mda.org or call 1-833-ASK-MDA1.
Sarepta Therapeutics is a sponsor of Detect Musuclar Dystrophy, helping increase access to genetic testing for eligibile patients.
Invitae is a genetic information company whose mission is to bring genetic information into mainstream medical practice to improve the quality of healthcare for billions of people. Invitae provides clinical-grade, medically actionable genetic information to answer essential health questions across all stages of life.
While third parties and commercial organizations may provide financial support for this program, tests and services are performed by Invitae. Healthcare professionals must confirm that patients meet certain criteria to use the program. Third parties and commercial organizations may receive de-identified patient data from this program, but at no time would they receive patient identifiable information. Third parties and commercial organizations may receive contact information for healthcare professionals who use this program. Genetic testing and counseling are available in the US and Canada. Healthcare professionals and patients who participate in this program have no obligation to recommend, purchase, order, prescribe, promote, administer, use or support any other products or services from Invitae or from third parties or commercial organizations.