Maternal Cell Contamination, Molecular Analysis to ARUP


Sunquest Code:MCCMA  
Epic Code:LAB8105Epic Name:Maternal Cell Contamination by Molecular Analysis
Synonyms:MCC
Methodology:PCR
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Sat.
Special Instructions:This test to be used in conjunction with Chromosome FISH. Chorionic Villus with Reflex to Chromosome Analysis or Genomic Microarray (CVFISR) or Cytogenomic SNP Micro array, Fetal (CSNPMF).
Compliance:

The performance characteristics of this test were validated by ARUP Laboratories, Inc. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not approved or cleared this test. However, FDA approval or clearance is currently not required for clinical use of this test. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions. ARUP is authorized under Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) and by all states to perform high-complexity testing.

Associated Links:

Patient History for Prenatal Cytogenetics



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Maternal blood
Optimal Volume:5 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2 mL
Container:Green (sodium heparin, no gel) (Purple (EDTA))


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature in original container.
Stability:48 hours at room temperature; 72 hours refrigerated.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2002369


Interpretive

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


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