Chromosome Analysis, Chorionic Villi Sampling


Sunquest Code:CVSHRCoPath Code:CVSCHR
Epic Code:LAB4711Epic Name:CVS Chromosome Analysis
Sunquest Code (non-Epic sites):CYHOLD  
Methodology:Insitu cell culture. Chromosome analysis by G-banding
Turnaround Time:Results are reported in 8-10 days.
Special Instructions:Notify the laboratory (612-273-3171) when a specimen will be sent. Test request form requires:
  • Date and time of specimen collection
  • Specimen type
  • Patient information: date of birth, sex and medical record number
  • Orderin physician and contact number
  • Reason for referral
  • Clinical status
  • Gestational age
  • Information regarding medications or transfusions
  • Previous or pending genetic testing results
Associated Links:

Genetic Testing Consent Form



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Chorionic villi
Optimal Volume:30 mg of clean villi, free of decidua
Minimum\Peds Volume:10 mg of clean villi, free of decidua
Container:See Collection Instructions
Collection Instructions:Place in media supplied by Cytogenetics Laboratory. Use sterile technique.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store at room temperature. Do not refrigerate or freeze.
Specimens must be received in the Cytogenetics Laboratory, Mon-Fri by 5:30 pm. Weekends and holidays by 4:30 pm. Specimens received after these cutoffs will be processed by following day.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature ASAP. For optimal testing results the specimen must arrive within 24 hours.
Stability:
 

 

Test Performed at or Referral Lab Cytogenetics 


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