Chromosome study - Blood, standard-4280F

Test info

  
Chromosome study - Blood, standard
  
4280F
  
LAB4280F
  
Karyotype analysis
Routine chromosome analysis

Specimen

  
Sodium heparin (Na hep) whole blood
  
  
5.0 mL
  
2.0 mL
  

If both chromosome and FISH tests are ordered, only 1 tube is needed.

  

Submit entire sample, unspun.

If both chromosome and microarray tests are ordered, follow sample requirements for microarray test.

  

Dk green Sodium heparin (Na hep), no gel

  
Sodium heparin (Na hep) cord blood
  
5.0 mL (2.0 mL minimum)
  

Ambient (strict)

  
  • Improper label (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Wrong container (anticoagulant or solution)
  • Improper blood/anticoagulant ratio
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage
  • Leaking container

Performance

  
AHL - Cytogenetics: Z
  
2 - 3 times per week
  
Routine: 18 days
STAT Newborn samples: 7 days (Call lab to expedite testing)
  

G-Banding

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

An interpretive report will be provided

Billing

  
88230
88262
Reflex: 88285 - additional cells counted
Reflex: 88280 - additional karyotype
Reflex: 88283 - additional specialized banding
  
Yes
  

Tracking

  
10/26/2012
  
11/13/2018