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.

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. Counseling and informed consent are recommended for genetic 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 extreme 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


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.

Click HERE to Report test errors or omissions.
*If no email program is associated with this computer, please contact: for TestID: 6737"