Chromosome Analysis, Blood, High Resolution


Sunquest Code:BLHRCGCoPath Code:BLHR
Epic Code:LAB4690Epic Name:Chromosome Blood High Resolution
Sunquest Code (non-Epic sites):BLHRCG  
Methodology:Chromosome analysis by G-banding.
Turnaround Time:Results are reported within 7-21 days.
Special Instructions:Test request form requires:
  • Date and time of specimen collection
  • Specimen type
  • Patient information: date of birth, sex, and medical record number
  • Ordering physician and conact number
  • Reason for referral
  • Clinical status
  • Information regarding medications or transfusions
  • Previous or pending genetic testing results
Associated Links:

Genetic Testing Consent Form



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Whole blood
Optimal Volume:5 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:3 mL
Container:Green (sodium heparin, no gel)
Causes for Rejection:Clotted or frozen sample.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Store at room temperature. Do NOT refrigerate or freeze. Do not process.
Specimens must be received in the Cytogenetics laboratory Mon-Fri by 5:30 pm. Weekends and holidays by 4:30 pm. Sepcmens received after the above times will be processed the following day.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature. For optimal testing results the specimen must arrive within 24 hours.
Stability:
       
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Cytogenetics  (UMMC-East Bank)


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