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Cancer Cytogenetics Laboratory

Karyotype-Peripheral Blood

  • Synonyms: Chromosome analysis Constitutional chromosome studies

    Collect

    Green (Sodium heparin)

    Volume Required

    3-5 cc

    Minimum Required

    1-2 cc

    Transport

    Room temperature

    Stability

    Avoid freezing or heat above 35 C

    Processing

    Deliver immediately.

    Unacceptable conditions

    Clotted specimen.

Days Performed

Monday thru Friday

Reported

2-3 weeks

Reflex Testing

FISH or high resolution SNP array testing done as required.

CPT

N/A

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