5-Cell Confirmation Chromosome Analysis, Peripheral Blood
GTR Test Accession: Help GTR000593841.1
Last updated in GTR: 2021-08-23
Last annual review date for the lab: 2023-07-14 LinkOut
At a Glance
Congenital chromosomal disease; 10q partial trisomy syndrome; 11q partial monosomy syndrome; ...
Cytogenetics - Karyotyping: G-banding
Individuals who had previous chromosome analysis done and need a …
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Ordering Information
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Institute for Genomic Medicine (IGM) Clinical Laboratory
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  • Genetic Counselor
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Laboratory can only accept contact from health care providers. Patients/families are encouraged to discuss genetic testing options with their health care provider.
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Samples can be accepted 7 days a week (Monday - Sunday). All samples must be labeled with minimum of two patient identifying information (e.g. Patient Name and Date of Birth). Please submit all samples with a completed test requisition form.
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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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Clinical Information
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Target population: Help
Individuals who had previous chromosome analysis done and need a confirmation of previous chromosome result or abbreviated chromosome analysis done on a blood sample (e.g. previous chromosome analysis done on different tissue type, e.g. chorionic villi, amniotic fluid, or other tissue).
Variant Interpretation:
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Technical Information
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Tests performed
Entire test performed in-house
Analytical Validity: Help
Minimal band resolution is 550 bands. This test analyzes 5 metaphase cells to confirm previous chromosome result, including numerical and/or structural chromosome abnormalities previously identified.
Assay limitations: Help
Mosaicism likely will not be detected.
Proficiency testing (PT):
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Formal PT program

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College of American Pathologists, CAP
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Regulatory Approval
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