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|FISH Analysis - Sex Chromosome Disorders|
|Test Information:||Confirmation of Clinical Diagnosis; Disease Prognosis|
|Special Notes:||Probes for the X centromere and the Y centromere are used simultaneously in order to determine if Y chromosome is detected. This test is used for the detection of low level sex chromosome mosaicism in individuals with sex chromosome abnormalities.|
|Methodology:||Dual color Fluorescent in Situ Hybridization (FISH) Analysis using probes for the X centromere and the Y centromere. 200 interphase cells are scored for the number of X and Y signals in each cell.|
|Test Type:||FISH Analysis|
|Sample & Shipping Information|
|Requirements:||Draw blood in a Sodium Heparin (green-top) tube(s) and send 3-5 cc (Adults/Children) or 1-2 cc (Infant< 2 years).
|Shipping Conditions:||Ship at room temperature in an insulated container by overnight courier. Specimen should arrive in the laboratory within 48 hrs of collection. Do not heat or freeze.
|Turn Around Time:||14 days|
|List Price:||*For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.|
|CPT Codes:||88230 x 1,88271 x 1,88273 x 1,88291 x 1|