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 (FISH)

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 https://www.aruplab.com/genetics/forms.php).

Stability

Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Interval
Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Modified FDA

Note

This test must be ordered using a Cytogenetic test request form 43098 or through your ARUP interface.  Please submit the Patient History for Prenatal Cytogenetics form with the electronic packing list (https://ltd.aruplab.com/Tests/Pdf/65).

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

88271 x5; 88275 x5; 88291

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0040204 Chorionic Villus, FISH 55193-7
2002193 EER Chorionic Villus, FISH 11526-1
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Aliases
  • Common trisomy FISH panel
  • CVS
  • CVS FISH
  • Insight
  • prenatal FISH
Chorionic Villus, FISH