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82335:CHROMOSOME ANALYSIS, AMNIOTIC FLUID
Methodology:None provided by PeaceHealth Laboratories reference lab.
Edit Date:6/11/2010
Performed:Monday-Friday (STATs daily).
Released:8 weeks after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code:88235-90 / 88267-90 / 88280-90 / 88285-90 / 88291-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection:20 mL amniotic fluid at 14-16 weeks gestation. Note ICD-9 code for interpretation.
Handling:Maintain at ambient temperature. Do not open or centrifuge tubes. Send to laboratory immediately for shipment to reference lab.
Standard Volume:20 mL amniotic fluid.
Transport:Ambient.
Comments:When ordering as a STAT priority (pregnant women), a preliminary report can be given in 48-72 hours. Indicate urgency on request form.
Rejection Criteria:

This test may require insurance company prior authorization before ordering.
Please check the prior authorization list
.
Failure to gain preauthorization may result in denial of coverage.
Females Males
Reference Range 46,XX Normal Female Karyotype 46,XY Normal Male Karyotype