Ordering Recommendation

Panel is ONLY utilized for newborns with suspected aneuploidy. Included are probes for trisomy 13, trisomy 18, trisomy 21, and the X and Y sex chromosomes. Note that if chromosome analysis is also ordered, a preliminary chromosome report will be issued based on 10 cells from a 48-hour culture.

New York DOH Approval Status

This test is New York state approved.

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation

Green (sodium heparin).

Specimen Preparation

Do not freeze or expose to extreme temperatures.  Transport 5 mL whole blood. (Min: 1 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Room temperature.

Unacceptable Conditions

Frozen specimens. Clotted specimens.


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


Fluorescence in situ Hybridization (FISH)




1-3 days

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.

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

Compliance Category

Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)


This panel is ONLY utilized for newborns with suspected aneuploidy. This panel includes probes for trisomy 13, trisomy 18, trisomy 21 and X and Y. For other applications, please contact ARUP's genetic counselor at (800) 242-2787 ext. 2141 for additional information.
These studies involve culturing of living cells; therefore, turnaround times given represent average times which are subject to multiple variables. After specimen receipt, results are generally available in an average of 4 days.
A processing fee will be charged if this procedure is canceled, at the client's request, after the test has been set up, or if the specimen integrity is inadequate to allow culture growth

This test must be ordered using Cytogenetic test request form #43097 or through your ARUP interface. Submit the Patient History for Pediatric/Adult Cytogenetic (Chromosome) Studies form with the electronic packing list (https://ltd.aruplab.com/Tests/Pdf/20).

Specimen and completed test request form, including clinical indication, must be received within 48 hours of collection.

Hotline History


CPT Codes

88271 x5; 88275 x5


Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0040209 Aneuploidy Panel by FISH 50684-0
2002194 EER Aneuploidy Panel by FISH 11526-1
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, please click the sidebar link to access the Interface Map.


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Aneuploidy Panel by FISH