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Chromosome Analysis - Prenatal - Amniotic Fluid
Chromosome Analysis- Prenatal
Test Information: Prenatal Diagnosis- Increased risk for Chromosomal Abnormalities or Neural Tube Defects
Test Details
Test Code: 8530
Test Includes: Only Chromosome Analysis. AFP, ACHE, and/or FH are not included.

Technical Information
Methodology: Standard methodology is used for G-banded chromosome analysis.
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Prenatal Comprehensive
Specimen Type: Amniotic Fluid
Requirements: Collect 20-30 cc of fluid in two sterile 15 ml conical centrifuge tubes. Discard the first 2 cc of fluid collected.
Shipping Conditions: Ship the sample at room temperature to the laboratory by overnight express. Specimen should arrive in the laboratory within 48 hrs of sample date. Specimen cannot be frozen.

Specimen Type: Cultured Amniocytes
Requirements: 2 T25 flask grown to 60-70% confluency.
Shipping Conditions: Ship the sample at room temperature to the laboratory by overnight express. Specimen should arrive in the laboratory within 48 hrs of sample date. Specimen cannot be frozen.

Turn Around Time: 10 days
Billing Information
List Price: $960.00 *Institutional discounts may apply, please call.
CPT Codes: 88269x1, 88235x1, 88280x2, 88285x1, 88291 x 1


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