Cytogenetic tests

List of Cytogenetic Tests

S.No Test name Sample Type Sample Volume Vacutainer TAT*
1 Blood Karyotyping Peripheral Blood 3ml Green top Sodium Heparin vacutainer 2 weeks
2 Parental (couple) Karyotyping Peripheral Blood 3ml Green top Sodium Heparin vacutainer 2 weeks
3 Familial Karyotyping (Parents and affected child) Peripheral Blood 3ml Green top Sodium Heparin vacutainer 2 weeks
4 High Resolution Banding Peripheral Blood 3ml Green top Sodium Heparin vacutainer 2 weeks
5 POC (products of conception) Karyotyping Aborted material or fetal tissue Sterile container with normal saline - properly sealed with no leakage 3 weeks
6 Chorionic Villus Karyotyping (Prenatal) Chorionic villus sample or biopsy 5-10mg Sterile container with normal salineor GT provided media- properly sealed with no leakage 2 weeks
7 Amniotic fluid Karyotyping (Prenatal) Amniotic fluid 20ml Sterile container or a centrifuge tube 2 weeks
8 Cord Blood Karyotyping (Prenatal) Cord blood 2ml Green top Sodium Heparin vacutainer 2 weeks

* Special Instructions: Patient should not be on antibiotic or with fever, cold and cough or any other infections at the time of sampling

Cancer Mutations - Cytogenetics

S.No Test name Sample Type Sample Volume Vacutainer TAT*
1 Cancer Blood Karyotyping Peripheral Blood 3ml Green top Sodium Heparin vacutainer 2 weeks
2 Bone marrow Karyotyping Bone marrow aspirate 3ml Green top Sodium Heparin vacutainer 2 weeks
3 Chromosome breakage studies Peripheral Blood 3ml Green top Sodium Heparin vacutainer 2 weeks
4 Tumor or Lymph Karyotyping Tumor biopsy Sterile container with normal saline - properly sealed with no leakage 2 weeks

 

*TAT = Maximum turn around time