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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