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Chromosome Analysis, Bone Marrow, Newborn

Cytogenetics Laboratory : Cytogenetics

Test ID/Workstation :
KNBN KARYO
Specimen Type:
Bone Marrow
Tube Type:
Green top (sodium heparin) tube
Collection Volume:
1.0 mL (minimum 0.5 mL)
Cause for Rejection:
Clotted, non-sterile, or frozen specimen
Storage:
Ambient
Availability:
Mon-Fri (0700-1600) Sat (0900-1300)
Methodology:
Chromosome harvest of mitotic cells (with and without culturing) with G-banding
Special Instructions:
Rapid (24 hour) determination of chromosome copy number and category for sex chromosomes or to r/o trisomy 13, 18 or 21 can be ordered with peripheral blood sample (see Sex Chromosome Analysis by DNA FISH, Newborn Smear or Trisomy Analysis (Chromosome 13, 18, or 21) by DNA FISH, Newborn Smear). Include pertinent medical findings on the requisition with suspected diagnosis and for indication (s) for the testing.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8483
TAT:
2 hours-7 days (some ASAP results may be available within 4 hours)
Additional Info:
Interpretation is provided with report. Follow-up studies recommended as appropriate.
CPT Code:
88237, 88262, 88291
Synonyms:
Karyotype; Bone Marrow Karyotype; Bone Marrow Cytogenetics
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