Test Catalog

Test

Code
V607
Name
CHROMOSOME ANALYSIS CONSTITUTIONAL
Notes
Description

Also known as: V607, KARYOTYPE, CHAB
Orderable Code: V607
Sample Type: Cord Blood/PUBS or Peripheral Blood
Preferred Container: Sodium Heparin (Green Top) Tube
Sample Volume: See Handling Instructions
Handling Instructions:
Sample Volume:
Cord Blood/PUBS:1.0-2.0 mL
Peripheral Blood:
Adult: 2.0-5.0 mL
Child >= 8 Days: 2.0-5.0 mL
Newborn: 1.0-2.0 mL
Instructions: Sodium Heparin Tube: Invert Tube 4-5 Times. Do not freeze specimens. Do not use Lithium Heparin tubes.
Client Transport Temperature: Ambient
Specimen Stability: Ambient: 1 Week; Refrigerated: 1 Week; Frozen: Unacceptable
Unsuitable Specimen: Frozen specimens. Lithium Heparin tubes.
Frequency: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Expected Turn Around: 8 Days
Responsible Dept: Reference Lab
Referral Lab: Genetic Associates
Referral Lab Code: PB-chrm
CPT: 88230×2, 88262, 88280, 88291
Methodology: Giemsa Band
Notes: Replaces U986 (Chromosome Analysis Blood)