CHROMOSOME ANALYSIS, AMNIOTIC FLUID

Test Code

C0084

LIS Code

Test Components

NIL

Shipping Temperature

R

Specimen

20 mL (15 mL min.) Amniotic fluid in a sterile screw-capped container. Sample to be collected under strict aseptic precautions. Ship refrigerated immediately. DO NOT FREEZE. Specimen must reach Shivaji Nagar Bangalore center within 48 hours. Test is recommended between 15-20 weeks of gestation. Consent form for Prenatal Genetic Testing is mandatory.

Department

Method

Culture, Microscopy, Karyotype

CAT

C

List Price

₹ 7100

CUToff

Sample Daily by 1 pm

Reporting Time

Report 11th Day Evening

Comments

It is recommended to discard the initial 2 - 3 mL of aspirate, since this first draw may contain some maternal cells trapped within the needle during insertion.