Chromosome study - Malignant tissue-

Test info

  
Chromosome study - Malignant tissue
  
Oncology karyotype analysis, tumor

Specimen

  
Involved solid tumor or other tissue
  
5 mm (3)
  

Place specimen in a sterile container filled with sterile culture medium, sterile Hanks Balance Salt Solution (HBSS) or sterile saline within one (1) hour of procedure

  

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

  

Ambient (strict)

 

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

Performance

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

G-Banding

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

An interpretive report will be provided

Billing

  
88239
88262

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

Tracking

  
05/26/2015
  
05/28/2015