Chromosome FISH, Amniotic Fluid with Reflex to Chromosome Analysis or Genomic Microarray - LG6737


Sunquest Code:ARMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:Common Trisomy Panel; NIPD Confirmation
Methodology:Fluorescence in situ hybridization
Turnaround Time:Performed 7 days/week; results are reported within 1-3 days. If reflexed: 1-2 weeks required for chromosome analysis or microarray.
Special Instructions:Submit the Patient History for Cytogenetic (Chromosome) Studies with the electronic packing list. See Associated Links.
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 Cytogenetic Chromosome Studies



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Amniotic Fluid
Optimal Volume:30 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:15 mL
Container:Sterile tube
Causes for Rejection:Bloody specimens


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature. Do not freeze or expose to extremem temperatures.
Stability:48 hours at room temperature or refrigerated. Do not freeze.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2011130


Interpretive

Reference Range:Normal.
Use:For rapid detection of aneuploidy involving chromosomes 13, 18, 21, X and Y. If the FISH results are abnormal, the specimen will reflex to chromosome analysis for mechanism determination. If the FISH results are normal, the specimen will reflex to genomic microarray.


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