Chorionic Villus, by FISH

Abbrev Code:CVFISH   
Order Code:LAB8102Order Name:FISH Chorionic Villus
Synonyms:Common Trisomy FISH Panel; NIPD Confirmation; Prenatal FISH; CVS FISH
Methodology:Fluorescence in situ hybridization
CPT Codes: 88271 x5, 88275 x5
Turnaround Time:Performed 7 days/week; results are reported within 1-3 days
Special Instructions:Submit the Patient History for Cytogenetic (Chromosome) Studies with the electronic packing list. See Associated Links. 

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 Cytogenetic Chromosome Studies

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Chorionic villi
Optimal Volume:30 mg
Minimum\Peds Volume:10 mg
Container:Tissue Culture Transport Medium ARUP 32788
Collection Instructions:Thaw media prior to collection. Transport chorionic villus (CVS) specimen in a sterile, screw-top container filled with tissue culture transport medium. (ARUP Supply #32788). Available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787.
Causes for Rejection:Frozen specimens. Specimens preserved in formalin.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Stability:48 hours at room temperature or refrigerated. Do not freeze.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:40203


Reference Range:By report
Use:Rapid detection of aneuploidy involving chromosomes X, Y, 13, 18 and 21.

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