Maternal Cell Contamination, Cytogenetics, UMMC - LG6515


Sunquest Code:CYHOLD  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
CPT Code:81265
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Sun.
Special Instructions:This test to be used in conjunction with fetal specimen (amniotic fluid or cultured amniocytes) testing. A signed informed consent in the patient's medical record is required. The consent should not be sent to the laboratory. The link to the Genetic Testing Consent Form is provided as a convenience for the providers and genetic counselors. A maternal specimen and a prenatal specimen are required.
Associated Links:

Genetic Testing Consent Form



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Maternal blood
Optimal Volume:10 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:5 mL


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Cytogenetics  (UMMC-East Bank)


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.
Use:Ruling out the presence of maternal cell contamination within a fetal specimen.


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