SUPPORT IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF ADHD

ADHD Sensor

The ADHD Sensor shows whether certain genetic variants can contribute to the development of ADHD and thus supports the diagnosis of concrete suspected cases.

ADHD has different faces

ADHD is widespread and is estimated to affect almost every tenth child of school age. Boys have ADHD about twice as often as girls. The attention deficit disorder can manifest itself in different ways.

Patients are either mainly unconcentrated, predominantly hyperactive, or both unconcentrated and hyperactive. Depending on the severity of the disorder, ADHD can have a more or less strong influence on the daily lives of those affected and their fellow human beings.

The influence of genes on the development of ADHD

Various factors favor the development of ADHD. These include several environmental factors, such as drug abuse during pregnancy or a disturbed parent-child relationship.

However, genes also play an essential role in the development of ADHD. In about 75 percent of all cases, certain genetic variants can be detected in people with ADHD. In the case of already existing behavioral disorders, a genetic test is, therefore, often useful to make a diagnosis.

How the ADHD Sensor works

For our ADHD Sensor, we perform a genetic analysis in our laboratory. We investigate the five genes associated with the development of ADHD. In addition, we check how the genetic profile of the sample influences the effect of 16 relevant drugs.

In this way, we can determine the genetic risk of ADHD and decide which drugs are appropriate for treatment.

Once the analysis is complete, we prepare a detailed evaluation in which we summarise all the results of our test in a clear form.

Thus the ADHD sensor can make a valuable contribution to the diagnosis of already existing behavioral disorders and help to determine the correct treatment measures.

The ADHD Sensor at a glance:

  • Investigation of the five relevant genes
  • Assessment of the genetic risk for ADHD
  • Evaluation of the efficacy of 16 drugs based on the gene profile
  • Reliable analysis in our laboratory
  • Detailed report with all results

← Download the sample report

After a successful analysis, we summarize the individual results in a detailed result report – similar to the one shown in this demo.

You will also find information on the analyzed genes and the underlying science in this demo.