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

How to order

Test Order CodeHelp: PBCS

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Laboratory's Test Page

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https://www.nationwidechildrens.org/specialties/laboratory-services

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

Informed Consent Required Help: No

Specimen Source

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  • Cord blood
  • Peripheral (whole) blood

Specimen requirements: https://www.nationwidechildrens.org/specialties/laboratory-services

Test Codes

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Other test codes on lab website

Test Orderable By

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  • Genetic Counselor
  • Health Care Provider
  • Licensed Physician
  • Nurse Practitioner

Testing Strategy

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Reflex to microarray analysis available

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

Ordering Requirements

Genetic Counseling Required Pre-test Help
No
Genetic Counseling Required Post-test Help
No

Contact Policy

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  • Laboratory can only accept contact from health care providers. Patients/families are encouraged to discuss genetic testing options with their health care provider.

Practice guidelines

  • ACMG, 2021
    Chromosomal microarray analysis, including constitutional and neoplastic disease applications, 2021 revision: a technical standard of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG)
  • NSGC, 2021
    National Society of Genetic Counselors Position Statement: Prenatal Cell-Free DNA Screening
  • ACMG, 2016
    Noninvasive prenatal screening for fetal aneuploidy, 2016 update: a position statement of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics
  • ESHG/ASHG, 2015
    Non-invasive prenatal testing for aneuploidy and beyond: challenges of responsible innovation in prenatal screening.
  • NSGC, 2013
    Noninvasive prenatal testing/noninvasive prenatal diagnosis: the position of the National Society of Genetic Counselors. (Replaced by NSCG, 2021 Statement)
  • ACMG, 2013
    ACMG statement on noninvasive prenatal screening for fetal aneuploidy. (See 2016 Update)
  • ICFMM, 2013
    Position Statement from the Italian College of Fetal Maternal Medicine: Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) by maternal plasma DNA sequencing.
  • NSGC, 2013
    NSGC practice guideline: prenatal screening and diagnostic testing options for chromosome aneuploidy.

Consumer resources

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