Repeat after me: Chromosome Microarray

So, my dude has a new blood test that is being ordered. This one, which I thought we already had, will be looking at a chromosome deletion or addition. 

Our geneticist believes that with the case of his constant vomiting, that means every few minutes during day and night since birth, his problems lie within the metabolic disorders. I looked that up. 

One positive note is he has been tested and ruled out of hundreds of disorders. I’m also a realist so the negative part to that is there are still hundreds he might have. 

I’m crossing my fingers we get an answer with the microarray. We have a plan if we don’t, but I don’t want to put him through more tests. If this is negative, we will try whole exome sequencing. This test is the most up to date test that can be run to look at your genes or DNA. This test is also around $6,000. 

I don’t want to have to fight for it. Don’t doubt me, I will, I just don’t want to. 

Pray we get an answer to this test.