FISH, Prenatal Screen

Last Modified: 9/19/2019 1:33:18 PM

Client Notes:

Chromomsome Analysis may be run simultaneously with this test utilizing the same specimen.

Specimen Requirements:

20.0 mL Amniotic fluid in a Red Top Tube(s) 

Collection Instructions: Fluid may not be brown or bloody in appearance

Do not Centrifuge

Do Not Freeze
Minimum Volume: 5.0 mL amniotic fluid
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 24 hours Ambient
24 hours Refrigerated
Rejection Criteria: Frozen
Reference Range:

Refer to interprative Results

Test Comments: If results are not possible from the submitted specimen, the test order will be canceled and replaced by code 416 - Cytogenetics Communication
Methodology: Fluorescence in situ Hybridization (FISH)
Clinical Significance: To be used as a prenatal screen, in conjunction with full chromosome analysis, to detect aneuploidy such as Trisomy 21, Monosomy X etc
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 2 to 5 days
Days Performed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly
PHL Test Code: MSOT
EPIC Test Code:
Send Out Test Code: 14604
Alternate Test Names: Aneuploidy Screen; Aneuvysion; AneuVysion FISH; Aneuvysion, FISH; FISH, AneuVysion
Included Tests:
Chromosome 13; Chromosome 18; Chromosome 21; Chromosome X; Chromosome Y
CPT Coding: 88271 (x5), 88274 (x2)

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