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This is a sendout test. Please note that turnaround time is defined as the anticipated time from set up day to results release.
S51683: Cell Culture For Possible Additional Prenatal Studies 10225X Print View
Hold Cells      

PRIMARY
1 Amniotic Fluid 20 (15) mL   Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Chorionic Villus Specimen   Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)  
  T-25 Flask   Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)  

This test is intended to preserve amniocentesis or chorionic villus samples (CVS) until molecular or other studies are completed. For example, if both parents are identified as carriers for an autosomal recessive disorder, the cells would be available for genetic testing of the fetus.

T-25 flask or 20 mL room temperature amniotic fluid (15 mL minimum)
collected in sterile 15 mL screw cap centrifuge tubes, or 40 mg room
temperature chorionic villus sample (20 mg minimum)
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
28 days

CPT Code
88235

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
Specimen viability decreases during transit. Send specimen to testing lab for viability determination. Do not reject.






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