Maternal Cell Contamination, Molecular Analysis to ARUP

Abbrev Code:MCCMA   
Order Code:LAB8105Order Name:Maternal Cell Contamination by Molecular Analysis
CPT Codes: x1
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).

For tests developed and validated by ARUP (previously referred to as Compliance Statement B, C or D). This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.

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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)
Alternate Containers: 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


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

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