CHROMOSOME ANALYSIS AND/OR FISH ANALYSIS-POC/PLACENTA/FETAL TISSUE

Methodology: G-Banded Chromosome Analysis/FISH ANALYSIS

Purpose:    Clinical diagnosis for recurrent miscarriage

Sample Requirements: Collect a 2 cm x 2 cm piece of tissue, it is unnecessary to send more than this amount. The specimen can be transported in: Hanks Balanced Salt Solution, RPMI media, or sterile saline. Please do not use formalin. Keep the specimen cool but do not freeze.

Test Requisition: Cytogenetics Requisition

Turn-Around-Time: 20-30 days

CPT Codes: 88233, 88262, 88291

CPT Codes FISH Analysis: 88271, 88275, 88291

CHROMOSOME ANALYSIS AND/OR FISH ANALYSIS-SKIN BIOPSY

Methodology: G-Banded Chromosome Analysis/FISH ANALYSIS

Purpose:    Confirmation of Clinical Diagnosis

Sample Requirements: Provide a full tissue thickness biopsy, approximately 3 mm x 3 mm in size. Collect the specimen in an aseptic manner. The specimen can be transported in: Hanks Balanced Salt Solution, RPMI media, or sterile saline. Please do not use formalin. Keep the specimen cool but do not freeze.

Test Requisition: Cytogenetics Requisition

Turn-Around-Time: 20-30 days

CPT Codes: 88233, 88262, 88291

CPT Codes FISH Analysis: 88271, 88275, 88291