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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeCTGN
Method

Fluorescence in situ hybridisation (FISH) is applied to formalin fixed paraffin embedded (FFPE) tissue slides, using for probes specific for chromosomes X, Y, 13, 18 and 21.

At least 100 nuclei are analysed for probe copy number.

 

 

Diagnostic Use / Indications

Detection of polyploidy such as TRIPLOIDY, which is associated with partial hydatidiform mole.  

Screening for trisomy 13, 18,  21 or sex chromsome aneuploidy.

External Price$450.00(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

External clients please call the laboratory, prior to dispatch.

Specimen Collection Protocols
  • Fresh tissue must be sent to Histology initially for preparation of FFPE tissue sections.
  • 3 x 2-4um FFPE slides plus corresponding H&E stained slide. 
  • The villus/placental areas should be clearly identified on the H&E slide by a pathologist.

 

Patient SpecimenPOC or Placental FFPE Slides
Sample Delivery to LabTransport slides in slide boxes or trays at room temperature.
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentHaematology - Cytogenetics
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number03 364 1425
Test AvailabilityProcessed 4-5 times/week, specimens received by 12 noon on Wed should be available the following Monday.
Turnaround Time2-7 days
Interpretation

Contact the Cytogenetics laboratory x80881 (external 03 364 0881) for further information.

Delphic Number Test Number6463

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