Cytogenomic Molecular Inversion Probe Array, FFPE Tissue - Products of Conception 
Ordering Recommendation

For detection of copy number alterations and loss of heterozygosity in FFPE specimens from products of conception.

Molecular Inversion Probe Array
14-21 days
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.
Cytogenetic Test Request Form Recommended (ARUP form #43098)Cytogenetic Test Request Form Recommended (ARUP form #43098)
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Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Fetal autopsy or products of conception. 
Specimen Preparation
FFPE Fetal tissue: Transport ten slides, each with 5 µm unstained sections or four 20 µm scrolls or tissue block.
OR FFPE villi: Transport one H&E stained slide and ten slides, each with 5 µm unstained sections or tissue block. 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Room temperature. Also acceptable: Refrigerated. Ship in cooled container during summer months. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Specimens fixed or processed in alternative fixatives or heavy metal fixatives (B-4 or B-5). 
Ambient: Indefinitely; Refrigerated: Indefinitely; Frozen: Unacceptable 
Reference Interval
Interpretive Data
For detection of copy number alterations and loss of heterozygosity in FFPE specimens.
Refer to report.

Statement C: Compliance Statement C: For human genetic inheritable conditions and mutations. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

Counseling and informed consent are recommended for genetic testing. Consent forms are available online.

If sending placenta instead of fetal tissue, at least 80% villi for products of conception specimens.

This test must be ordered using Cytogenetic test request form #43098 or through your ARUP interface. Please submit the Patient History for Prenatal Cytogenetics form with the electronic packing list (
Hotline History
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Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2002148Block ID57723-9
2010796Cytogenomic MIP Array FFPE, POC
2010877EER Cytogenomic MIP Array FFPE, POC11526-1
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  • Edward
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  • MCA; XO; 45,X; 45X
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  • miscarriage
  • monosomy
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