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ID:797 Fibroblast karyotyping
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Description A test for chromosome abnormalities on fibroblast samples. Samples received include placenta, cord, products of conception, skin biopsies.
Indication Query chromosome abnormality not seen in skin eg pallister-killian. Spontaneous abortions, confirmation of chromosomal abnormaliies after termination of pregnancy, neonatal deaths.
Additional Info Fibroblast cultures can take a 2-3 weeks to grow. We aim to report all our fibroblast cultures in 28 days.
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna

DepartmentGenetics - Cytogenetics
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Collection ConditionsCollect in to tissue tranport medium, supplied by the laboratory.
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Originally edited by : J Hayes. Review due on 08/12/2009 08:13:26. Published By on 08/12/2009 08:15:32.