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Aneuploidy Analysis FISH Panel, Chromosomes 13, 18, 21, X and Y

Cytogenetics Laboratory - : Cytogenetics

Test ID :
AFISH
Test Workstation :
CYTO
Specimen Type:

3 mL whole blood collected in sodium heparin (green top) tube.
1 cm3 tissue in sterile container with sterile transport media.

Minimum Volume:
Specimen minimum volume is 1 mL.
Cause for Rejection:
Clotted, nonsterile, gross contamination, frozen specimen, or formalin fixed tissue.
Storage:
Transport blood at room temperature. Upon arrival in laboratory, store at room temperature for no more than 24 hours. If specimen is to be stored longer than 24 hours, it should be refrigerated for up to 7 days. For Tissue, refrigerate upon arrival in laboratory.
Availability:
Mon-Fri (0700-1600) Sat (0900-1300)
Methodology:
Fluorescent in situ hybridization. 100-300 cells are analyzed using a fluorescence microscope. Images are captured digitally using image analysis software.
Special Instructions:
Include pertinent medical findings on the requisition with suspected diagnosis and/or indication(s) for testing.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8483
TAT:
4-28 days
CPT Code:
88271x5, 88275, 88291
Panel Includes:
Analysis includes markers for 13, 18, 21, X and Y.
Synonyms:
FISH, Fluorescent in situ hybridization, FISH Panel, Trisomy Panel

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