Chromosome Analysis, Amniotic Fluid
GTR Test Accession: Help GTR000593807.4
Last updated in GTR: 2021-08-24
Last annual review date for the lab: 2024-06-14 LinkOut
At a Glance
Congenital chromosomal disease; 10q partial trisomy syndrome; 11q partial monosomy syndrome; ...
Cytogenetics - Karyotyping: G-banding
Fetus with suspected aneuploidy or other numerical/structural chromosomal abnormality. Fetus …
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Ordering Information
Offered by: Help
Institute for Genomic Medicine (IGM) Clinical Laboratory
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Test short name: Help
Amnitoic fluid karyotype, Amniotic fluid karyotyping, Amnio chro
Specimen Source: Help
Who can order: Help
  • Genetic Counselor
  • Health Care Provider
  • Licensed Physician
  • Nurse Practitioner
Test Order Code: Help
Contact Policy: Help
Laboratory can only accept contact from health care providers. Patients/families are encouraged to discuss genetic testing options with their health care provider.
How to Order: Help
Submit a sample with a completed requisition form. Label sample and form with at least two patient identifying information, such as name and date of birth. If POC sample from pregnancy loss (non-viable pregnancy), please label sample and form with mother's ID.
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Test service: Help
Custom Balanced Chromosome Rearrangement Studies
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Custom Deletion/Duplication Testing
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Mosaicism Study (Extended Cell Count, 50-Cell Study)
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Test development: Help
Test developed by laboratory (no manufacturer test name)
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Test strategy: Help
Reflex to microarray analysis available
Pre-test genetic counseling required: Help
Post-test genetic counseling required: Help
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Conditions Help
Total conditions: 323
Condition/Phenotype Identifier
Test Targets
Chromosomal regions/Mitochondria Help
Total chromosomal regions/mitochondria: 1
Chromosomal region/Mitochondrion Associated condition
Total methods: 1
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Instrument *
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Clinical Information
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Target population: Help
Fetus with suspected aneuploidy or other numerical/structural chromosomal abnormality. Fetus with ambiguous genitalia. Fetus with family history of structural chromosome rearrangement, such as a reciprocal translocation, Robertsonian translocation, and pericentric inversion.
Variant Interpretation:
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Will the lab re-contact the ordering physician if variant interpretation changes? Help
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Technical Information
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Tests performed
Entire test performed in-house
Analytical Validity: Help
Minimal band resolution is 425 bands. This test analyzes 15 metaphase cells (from 15 different colonies, when possible) to identify numerical and structural chromosome abnormalities and can detect mosaicism down to 20% of cells at 95th confidence interval. Mosaicism study (50-cell extended cell count evaluation) available, which can detect mosaicism … View more
Proficiency testing (PT):
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Method used for proficiency testing: Help
Formal PT program

PT Provider: Help
College of American Pathologists, CAP
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Regulatory Approval
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Category: Not Applicable
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