Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Cytogenetics- Chorionic Villi

CMH Lab Section
Cytogenetics

Specimen Requirements
Optimal sample is 30 mg or more of chorionic villi in sterile specimen cup or tube containing sterile transport medium. Keep at room temperature. AVOID EXTREME TEMPERATURES. Transport to laboratory immediately

Availability
Routine

Turn Around Time
10-12 days

Special Instructions
Call Cytogenetics Lab at (816) 802-1220. Send to Laboratory immediately. Completed Cytogenetic test requisition must accompany specimen. Sterile transport medium may be obtained from the Cytogenetics laboratory

Methodology
Villi dis section from maternal decidua followed by cell culture with GTG banding.

Ranges
See Interpretative Report

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