- Patient Preparation
- Fetal Specimen: Four T-25 flasks at 80 percent confluent of cultured amniocytes or cultured CVS. If the client is unable to culture, this can be arranged by contacting ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787.
AND Maternal Cell Contamination Specimen: Lavender (EDTA), pink (K2EDTA), or yellow (ACD Solution A or B).
- Specimen Preparation
- Cultured Amniocytes or Cultured CVS: Fill flasks with culture media. Transport four T-25 flasks at 80 percent confluent of cultured cells filled with culture media. Backup
cultures must be retained at the client's institution until testing is complete.
AND Maternal Cell Contamination Specimen: Transport 3 mL whole blood (Min: 1 mL)
- Storage/Transport Temperature
- Culture Amniocytes or Cultured CVS: CRITICAL ROOM TEMPERATURE. Must be received within 48 hours of shipment due to lability of cells.
Maternal Cell Contamination Specimen: Ambient.
- Unacceptable Conditions
- Fetal Specimen: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable
Maternal: Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable
Counseling and informed consent are recommended for genetic testing. Consent forms are available online.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0050548||Maternal Contamination Study Fetal Spec||31208-2|
|0050612||Maternal Contam Study, Maternal Spec||31208-2|
|2010770||Noonan Disorders Seq. Specimen, Fetal|
|2010771||Noonan Disorders Seq. Interp, Fetal|
- BRAF, CBL, HRAS, KAT6B, KRAS, MAP2K1, MEK1, MAP2K2, MEK2, NRAS, PTPN11, RAB40AL, RAF1, RIT1, SHOC2, SOS1, SPRED1
- Cardiofaciocutaneous syndrome, Costello syndrome, Multiple lentigines syndrome, LEOPARD syndrome