Chromosome Analysis, High Resolution; Rule Out Mosaic (Blood)

Test Information

For high resolution chromosome analysis to rule out mosaicism, a minimum of 50 cells are counted, and 5 cells are analyzed for chromosome abnormalities. Because special culture conditions are required, high resolution studies must be specifically requested.

Turnaround Time

3 weeks

CPT Code(s)

88230, 88263, 88285 x5, 88289, 88291

Cost

$947.00

Specimen Requirements

5-7 ml of whole blood in a green top (sodium heparin) tube is needed for chromosome analysis. For newborns and small infants, 2-3 ml of blood in a sodium heparin, green top is acceptable.

Transport Instructions

The specimen should be kept at room temperature and delivered via overnight shipping. Blood samples need to arrive at the lab the next day. Do not freeze the specimen.

Have Questions? Need Support?

Call our laboratory at 1-800-473-9411 or contact one of our Laboratory Genetic Counselors for assistance.
Robin Fletcher, MS, CGC
Falecia Thomas, MS, CGC
Alex Finley, MS, CGC

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