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14596: Chromosome Analysis, Blood Print View
Chromosome Analysis, Blood      
Clinical Indication:      

PRIMARY
1 Whole Blood Heparin 5 (1) mL   Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 72 Hour(s)  
ALTERNATE
  WB NaHep Trace Metal   Refrigerated - 72 Hour(s)/Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)  
  Whole Blood Heparin Tan 5 (1) mL   Refrigerated - 72 Hour(s)/Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)  

This test may assist with the detection of common chromosome abnormalities.

Whole blood 3-5 mL (1 mL minimum). Green vacutainer (sodium heparin
only).
Ship at room temperature.
Other vacutainer tubes containing sodium heparin are acceptable.
See Genetics Specimen Collection Section for detailed specimen
instructions.
SPECIMEN VIABILITY DECREASES DURING TRANSIT. SEND SPECIMEN TO TESTING
LAB FOR VIABILITY DETERMINATION. DO NOT REJECT.
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
10 days

CPT Codes
88262,88230

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Transport Temperature: Room temperature
METHODOLOGY: Culture,Microscopy,Karyotype






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