Test Method


CPT Codes

88230, 88261, 88262

Test Description

Non-Oncology Chromosome Analysis

Specimen Requirements

  • Peripheral blood: 5 mL in sodium heparin (green top)
  • Cord Blood: 2-5 mL in sodium heparin (green top)

Storage & Transport

Ship specimen the same day whenever possible, with refrigerated (not frozen) cold pack

Label all tubes with at least two unique patient identifiers. Identifiers include name, DOB, specimen ID# or medical record#

Turnaround time

6-8 days

Level of Service