2136 : Chromosome Analysis,Amnio.FLD(IG)
|Test Code||Test Name|
|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.
|Turnaround Time||7-14 days|
|Preferred Specimen||20 mL Amniotic Fluid|
|Collection Instructions||20-25 ml Amniotic Fluid should be collected in a sterile, screw top leak-proof conical tube(s).|
|Storage Instruction||Room Temp|
|CPT Codes||88269 (1), 88235 (1), 88280 (1)|