3 - 4 weeks
Cytogenetics, Blood, Constitutional
Karyotype, Peripheral Blood
GENERIC CYTOGENETICS TEST
Chromosome Analysis for Congenital Disorders
Chromosome Analysis, Peripheral Blood for Genetic Disorder (Non-malignant)
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Stimulated lymphocyte culture and chromosome analysis. Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH) when indicated.
Evaluation of congenital malformations, still birth, mental retardation, growth retardation, infertility, cryptorchidism, hypogonadism, amenorrhea (primary), abnormal/ambiguous genitalia, recurrent miscarriage, Turner syndrome, Klinefelter syndrome, Down syndrome, and other suspected chromosomal disorders.
Interpretive report provided.
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Specimen transport should be arranged so that the specimen is received by MLabs the same day it is collected. Call for a STAT courier if necessary. Collect specimen in a green top (sodium heparin) tube. Invert the tube several times to prevent clotting. Send the specimen intact at room temperature as soon as possible. DO NOT CENTRIFUGE.