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CytoGenomics Laboratory

Chromosome Analysis (Karyotyping)- Blood

  • Synonyms: Karyotype, G-banding
  • LIS Mnemonic: CYTCB, CYCAB

    Collect

    Green (Sodium heparin)

    Volume Required

    3-5 mls

    Minimum Required

    1 ml

    Transport

    Room temperature

    Stability

    N/A

    Unacceptable conditions

    frozen or on dry ice, clotted, purple top tubes

Days Performed

Monday through Friday

Reported

2-4 weeks

Reflex Testing

If abnormal results FISH testing may be required.

CPT

88262, 88230

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