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Overview

Test order codeHelp: 058404

Test name

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Prenatal chromosomal abnormalities

Purpose of the test

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This is a clinical test intended for Help: Diagnosis

Condition

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How to order

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Complete requisition form. Attach informed consent.
Order URL Help: http://www.genetix.com.co/

Specimen source

Amniocytes
Amniotic fluid
Cell culture
Chorionic villi
Cystic hygroma fluid
Fetal blood
Fresh tissue
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Methodology

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Cytogenetics
KKaryotyping
G-banding
  • Other
  • None/not applicable

Summary of what is tested

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Clinical utility

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Establish or confirm diagnosis

Citations
  • Structural chromosomal abnormalities detected during CVS analysis and their role in the prenatal ascertainment of cryptic subtelomeric rearrangements. - PubMed ID: 23922197
  • Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2013 Jul 19

Clinical validity

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20% of malformed fetuses will have a chromosomal abnormality.

Citations
  • Structural chromosomal abnormalities detected during CVS analysis and their role in the prenatal ascertainment of cryptic subtelomeric rearrangements. - PubMed ID: 23922197
  • Springerplus. 2013 Sep 29;2:490

Testing strategy

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G banding Karyotype 000 Complete requisition form. Attach informed consent.

Test services

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  • Clinical Testing/Confirmation of Mutations Identified Previously
  • Custom Prenatal Testing

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