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2136 : Chromosome Analysis,Amnio.FLD(IG)

Test Code Test Name
2136-0 Chromosome Analysis,Amnio.FLD(IG)
Alternate Name Chromosome analysis, AF
Clinical Utility For prenatal diagnostic samples: Fetal abnormalities detected by ultrasound, abnormal maternal serum screening test result, advanced maternal age, family history of chromosome abnormality, abnormal aCGH result requiring chromosome analysis for clarification, recurrent spontaneous abortions. Fetal tissue obtained after a miscarriage (products of conception) can also be submitted for chromosome analysis and/or aCGH.
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.
Methodology Chromosome Analysis
Turnaround Time 7-14 days
Preferred Specimen 20 mL Amniotic Fluid
Collection Instructions AMF: Amniotic Fluid submitted in a sterile, leak-proof container
Storage Instruction Room Temp
CPT Codes 88269 (1), 88235 (1), 88280 (1)