Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
Test Name : Cytogenetic Study, Amniotic Fluid Order Code : CG AMNIO
Synonyms: Karyotype Analysis; Chromosome Analysis; Prenatal Analysis
Specimen Type: Amniotic Fluid
Container Type: Sterile Container
Required Volume: 20-30 mL (in 2 tubes) & 3 mL aliquot
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 20 mL
Methodology: Monolayer culture, G-band analysis
Standard Run Times: Mon-Fri
Turnaround Time: 12-14 days
Special Handling: Submit (2 aliquots) 15 & 3 mL. Must be received within 24 hours. Transport at Room Temperature
CPT Codes: 88235, 88267, 88280
Department: Cytogenetics