Edgar Medical

About The Lab

GeneTrait Laboratories, a division of PTC Labs, is a conscientious, privately held business. Genetic testing is an extremely important issue in people's lives, and we are very careful to make sure the answers you receive are accurate and reliable. We have more than 17 years of genetic testing experience and have been an industry leader in reliability.

PTC Laboratories was formed in 1996 with the sole purpose of human DNA testing. With more than 17 years of genetic testing experience, we are a clinical molecular diagnostic testing using state of the art technology. PTC tests more than 40,000 individuals per year, from samples collected throughout the U.S. and in a number of other countries around the world. We provide DNA testing through physicians, contracts with pathology laboratories, and government agencies. Our dedicated, talented scientific staff and board members consist of leaders in the genetic testing community and are committed to excellence. Our Medical Director, Dr. Judith Miles M.D., Ph.D. was the Genetics Consultant to the State of Missouri for more than 25 years and is the former Director of the Division of Medical Genetics for the University of Missouri, School of Medicine. GeneTrait’s laboratory director, supervisors and managers each have more than 15 years experience in high throughput, high quality DNA testing in a demanding environment.

Accreditations

PTC Labs is a CLIA compliant laboratory and holds accreditations from multiple organizations. PTC was first accredited in 1997 by the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) and also by the New York State Department of Health for relationship testing. PTC is ASCLD, FQS and ISO/IEC 17025 accredited for domestic and international forensic and relationship testing.

Visit the PTC Labs website to learn more about our scientific staff and facilities.