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Chromosome Analysis, High Resolution (Greenwood Genetics ) *

SIM

22299 

CPT

 

Synonyms

HRC assay ; High resolution karyotype 

Specimen Type

Whole blood ONLY 

Container

Dark Green top tube  Only (Sodium Heparin)

Collection Instructions

Room Temperature ONLY

Volume

Volume: 5-10 ml.
Min. volume:  1-2 ml.

Additional Information

Call Lab with questions. Heel stick accepted on newborns, if necessary-0.3mL. Collect before 7:30 a.m. No Friday collection after 7 :30  a.m.  No collection on holidays or day before holiday(after 7:30 a.m.) Specimen MUST be in the laboratory by 8:00 am M-F

Patient Preparation

None

Specimen Processing Instructions

Do not freeze or refrigerate

Transport Requirements

Room temperature only

Specimen Stability

24 hrs. 

Rejection Criteria

Plasma specimen; specimen collected in tube other than sodium heparin.

Reference Range

Normal/Abnormal ; Report will note abnormalities

CriticalValue

 

Test Includes

Detection of subtle chromosome rearrangements. This assay is considered an important component in the diagnosis of microdeletion syndromes. 

Methodology

Culture of cells w/minimum of 20 cells are counted and 5 cells are analyzed from G-banded preparations. 

TestingFrequency

GGC sets up daily 

LCA

 N/A

Reviewed By

Lisa McBride                    

Reviewed Date

2/9/2018

Supplemental

*  Denotes Reference Lab test

Reviewed by Lisa McBride on February 09, 2018

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