Chromosome Analysis, Fetal
Fetal tissue, products of conception, placental tissue with villi
Entire specimen if fetal tissue cannot be identified (minimum 1 cm3)
Cause for rejection:
Gross contamination, frozen specimen, formalin fixed tissue Note: FISH for chromosome 13, 18, 21, X and Y chromosome number and triploidy and tetraploidy is available for formalin fixed tissues.
Mon-Fri (0700-1600) Sat (0900-1300)
Culture of fetal cells, harvesting, and chromosome analysis with G-banding
Include pertinent medical findings on the requisition with suspected diagnosis and/or indication(s) for the testing.
OC Power Word:
Interpretation is provided with report. Follow-up studies recommended as appropriate.
88233, 88262, 88291, 88380
Karyotype; Fetal Karyotype