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Chromosome Analysis, Tissue

Cytogenetics Laboratory : Cytogenetics

Test ID/Workstation :
KTI KARYO
Specimen Type:
Skin biopsy, other tissue biopsy
Tube Type:
Sterile container with tissue culture medium (can obtain from laboratory)
Collection Volume:
Biopsy of viable tissue (minimum 1mm3)
Cause for Rejection:
Gross contamination, frozen specimen, formalin fixed tissue Note: Chromosomes 13, 18, 21, X and Y can be counted by interphase FISH to reveal aneuploidy and polyploidy
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Mon-Fri (0900-1600) Sat (0900-1300)
Methodology:
Collagenase dissociation of cells, cell culture, subsequent harvesting, and chromosome analysis with G-banding
Special Instructions:
Include pertinent medical findings on the requisition with suspected diagnosis and/or indication(s) for 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
Synonyms:
Karyotype; Biopsy Karyotype; Tissue Karyotype