Important Information Regarding Sema4’s Reproductive Health Testing

On 11/14, Sema4 made the difficult decision to announce that we are discontinuing our reproductive health testing and services.

Sema4 is proud to have served as your partner for reproductive health testing, services and support. We will continue to offer hereditary cancer, pediatric and rare disease testing. Below outlines all changes to Sema4’s test menu. All other products not listed below remain unaffected.

Testing to be discontinued:

  • Carrier Screening
  • Noninvasive Prenatal Testing
  • Prenatal and POC diagnostic testing (including cytogenetics, biochemical) Reproductive Biochemical and Cytogenic Testing (including CMA and Karyotype)

 
Timeline for your planning purposes:

  • Wednesday, November 30th: We will no longer accept orders for prenatal diagnostic or POC testing.
  • Wednesday, December 7th: We will no longer fulfil new kit requests and will cease sending kits to you or your patients.
  • Wednesday, December 7th: We will no longer accept EMR or portal orders for reproductive health testing after this day.
    – Please note that EMR vendors are in the process of deactivating our reproductive health test offerings. Deactivation is dependent on the vendor and could happen any time between December 2nd and December 7th.
  • Tuesday, December 13th: This is the last day for courier service and the last day to ship samples via FedEx. Please make appropriate accommodations for sensitive samples.
  • Wednesday, December 14th: We will no longer accept samples at the Sema4 Stamford lab after this date. You must order testing from another lab for samples that will arrive after December 14th.
  • Thursday, December 15th: If Sema4 is storing a DNA extraction, we will no longer be able to support future testing for this sample or storage of your samples. You must notify us at GeneticCounselors@sema4.com by December 15th if you would like us to make arrangements to forward your sample(s) to another facility.
  • Wednesday, January 4th: Pending appointment availability, this is the last day to schedule genetic counseling services.
  • Wednesday, January 11th: This will be the last appointment date for genetic counseling services for ECS and NIPT.
  • Thursday, January 12th: We will complete the processing and reporting of all samples on or before this date.

It has been an honor to support you and your patients through their family planning journeys. Moving forward, all testing will be performed in our Gaithersburg laboratory.

Please contact our customer service team at clientservices@sema4.com or 800-298-6470 with any questions.

Thank you for trusting us as your testing partner.