CHROMOSOME ANALYSIS, POC/FETAL TISSUE

Synonyms: Karyotype; Routine G-Banding
Computer Code: (CHROM)
Specimen Collection: 3-4 mm POC specimen or 50-100 mg of each tissue; if possible always include chorionic villi. PLACE IN GENZYME RPMI MEDIA.
Minimum Volume:
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Refrigerate specimen.
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.
Lab Code: CC REF
Requisition: INPATIENT CYTOGENETIC REQUISITION
Test Frequency: NA
Routine TAT: 7-21 days at Ref Lab.
Stat TAT: N/A
CPT Code(s): 88233, 88262
LCD or NCD:
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII