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FISH Analysis - Sex Chromosome Disorders
Test Information: Confirmation of Clinical Diagnosis; Disease Prognosis
Test Details
Test Code: 8490
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.
Technical Information
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
Test Requisition: Cytogenetics
Specimen Type: Blood
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
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: 88230 x 1,88271 x 1,88273 x 1,88291 x 1


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