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Chromosomal analysis (Moms Blood)

Alternative Name:

CHROMOSOME ANALYSIS/KARYOTYPE, Chromosome analysis, PB/Karotype

Clinical Utility:

For peripheral blood samples: Multiple congenital abnormalities with or without mental retardation/developmental delay; family history of chromosome abnormality; infertility; short stature; recurrent spontaneous abortions. Sometimes a skin or tissue biopsy may be used to provide material for chromosome analysis.

Container:

2-5 mL Green top- Sodium Heparin

Collection Instructions:

GR: Fill tube, invert gently 5-6 times, label with patient name

Storage Instruction:

Room Temp

Turnaround Time:

7-14 days

CPT Code:

88230 (1), 88262 (1)