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Cytogenetics Chorionic Villi Sampling (CVS) Chromosome Analysis

CPT:

88235; 88267; 88280; 88291


Synonyms

Karytotype


Special Instructions

Please call our Client Services Department prior to sending first specimen. If additional testing such as DNA is indicated, call Client Services for further specimen requirements.



Specimen Requirements


Specimen

Chorionic villi


Volume

15-30 mg


Container

Sterile collection tube with Integrated Genetics provided transport medium


Storage Instructions

Maintain specimen at room temperature and transport to the Cytogenetics Laboratory immediately. Do not freeze. 


Causes for Rejection

No villi submitted in specimen; improper labeling; frozen specimen; specimen placed in fixative


Test Details


Use

Determine fetal karyotype


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