Products of Conception, Autopsy, Stillbirth

Chromosome analysis performed from autopsy can provide a diagnosis as well as the odds for recurrence of chromosome problems in future pregnancies. To submit a specimen for genetic studies please follow the guidelines listed below.

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. Before shipping, write the patient's name on the container the specimen is to be transported in. When completing the Genetics lab requisition form, please include a reason for study.

This test requires 3-4 weeks turn-around time.


 The links below provide access to Test Forms, CPT codes, etc.

Test Order Forms

Courier Information

CPT Codes and Pricing