Chromosome Analysis, Fetal

Cytogenetics Laboratory:Cytogenetics

Test ID/Workstation: KFET KARYO

Specimen Type: Fetal tissue, products of conception, placental tissue with villi

Tube Type: Sterile container

Collection Volume: 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.

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Mon-Fri (0700-1600) Sat (0900-1300)

Methodology: Culture of fetal cells, harvesting, and chromosome analysis with G-banding

Special Instructions: Include pertinent medical findings on the requisition with suspected diagnosis and/or indication(s) for the testing.


Lab/Phone: 330-543-8483

TAT: 2-4 weeks

Additional Info: Interpretation is provided with report. Follow-up studies recommended as appropriate.

CPT Code: 88233, 88262, 88291, 88380

Synonyms: Karyotype; Fetal Karyotype

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