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GTR Home > Tests > Chromosome Analysis (High Resolution), Peripheral Blood

Overview

Test order codeHelp: PBCS

Test name

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Chromosome Analysis (High Resolution), Peripheral Blood (Blood chromosome analysis, blood karyotyping)

Purpose of the test

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This is a clinical test intended for Help: Diagnosis, Risk Assessment

Condition

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Click Indication tab for more information.

How to order

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Samples can be accepted 7 days a week (Monday - Sunday). All samples must be labeled with minimum of two patient identifying information (e.g. Patient Name and Date of Birth). Please submit all samples with a completed test requisition form.
Order URL Help: https://www.nationwidechildrens.org/specialties/laboratory-services

Specimen source

Cord blood
Peripheral (whole) blood

Methodology

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Cytogenetics
KKaryotyping
G-banding

Summary of what is tested

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Clinical utility

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Not provided

Clinical validity

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Not provided

Testing strategy

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Reflex to microarray analysis available 000 Samples can be accepted 7 days a week (Monday - Sunday). All samples must be labeled with minimum of two patient identifying information (e.g. Patient Name and Date of Birth). Please submit all samples with a completed test requisition form.

Test services

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  • Custom Balanced Chromosome Rearrangement Studies, comments
  • Custom Deletion/Duplication Testing, comments
  • Mosaicism Study (Extended Cell Count, 50-Cell Study), comments

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