Chromosome study - Skin biopsy-4280D

Test info

  
Chromosome study - Skin biopsy
  
4280D
  
LAB4280D
  
Karyotype analysis
Fibroblasts

Specimen

  
Skin biopsy
  
3 mm 3
  
3 mm 3
  

Collect a 3 mmskin biopsy

Do not place specimen in formalin

  
  1. Submit entire fresh tissue specimen
  2. Place specimen in in sterile culture medium, sterile Hanks Balance Salt Solution (HBSS) or sterile saline

 

  

Sterile specimen cup filled with sterile culture medium, sterile Hanks Balance Salt Solution (HBSS) or sterile saline

  

Ambient - 48 hours

 

 

 

  
  • Specimens that have been heated or frozen
  • Specimens received in formalin

Performance

  
AHL - Cytogenetics: Z
  
Daily
  
21 days
Call lab if analysis needs to be expedited
  

G-Banding

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

An interpretive report will be provided

Billing

  
88233
88262

Reflex (if appropriate): 88285 - additional cells counted
88280 - additional karyotype
88283 - additional specialized banding
  
Yes
  

Tracking

  
05/26/2015
  
05/28/2015