Useful when chromosome and array tests would otherwise have been ordered concurrently. Assay may identify cytogenetically visible rearrangements and provide information regarding mechanism of gains and losses.
- Patient Preparation
- Green (sodium heparin).
- Specimen Preparation
- Transport 5 mL whole blood. (Min: 1 mL)
- Storage/Transport Temperature
- Room temperature.
- Unacceptable Conditions
- Clotted specimens. Grossly hemolyzed.
- Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable
Counseling and informed consent are recommended for genetic testing. Consent forms are available online.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|2010051||Microarray + 5 Cell Chromo Study, Blood|