Chorionic Villus, FISH
0040203
Cytogenetic Test Request Form Recommended (ARUP form #43097)Cytogenetic Test Request Form Recommended (ARUP form #43097)

Ordering Recommendation
Rapid detection of aneuploidy involving chromosomes X, Y, 13, 18, and 21. Assay offered in conjunction with chromosome study.
Mnemonic
FISHCVS
Methodology
Fluorescence in situ Hybridization
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
1-3 days
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Thaw media prior to collection. Chorionic villus in a sterile, screw-top container filled with tissue culture transport medium (ARUP Supply #32788). Available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787.  
Specimen Preparation
DO NOT FREEZE. Do not place in formalin. Transport chorionic villus (CVS) specimen in a sterile, screw-top container filled with tissue culture transport medium.  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Room temperature.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Frozen specimens. Specimens preserved in formalin.  
Remarks
This test must be ordered using Cytogenetic test request form #43097 or through your ARUP interface. Submit the Patient History for Cytogenetic (Chromosome) Studies with the electronic packing list (available at http://www.aruplab.com/genetics/forms.php).  
Stability
Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
Interpretive Data




Counseling and informed consent are recommended for genetic testing. Consent forms are available online at www.aruplab.com.

See Compliance Statement C: www.aruplab.com/CS
Note
After specimen receipt, results are generally available in an average of 4 days.

This test must be ordered using a Cytogenetic test request form 43097 or through your ARUP interface. Please submit the Patient History Form - Chromosome Studies with the Electronic Packing List. The form is available on ARUP's Web site, http://www.aruplab.com/patienthistory
CPT Code(s)
88271 x5; 88275 x5; 88291
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0040204Chorionic Villus, FISH
2002193EER Chorionic Villus, FISH
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Cross References
  • Common trisomy FISH panel
  • CVS
  • CVS FISH
  • Insight
  • prenatal FISH