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Constitutional Cytogenetics - Amniotic Fluid, CVS

Referred out for testing

Source Amniotic Fluid/CVS or other prenatal specimens
Mnemonic CGLNON
Specimen Requirements Prenatal samples must be sent immediately to the ACH Cytogenetics Lab.
Specimen Handling

DO NOT freeze; keep at room temperature.
Call Cytogenetics at (403) 955-7545 to notify that the sample is being sent over.
Transport prenatal samples at room temperature as a RUSH directly to:
               Cytogenetics Laboratory, Room B0-154
               Alberta Children's Hospital

Additional Information

The physician must complete an AHS “Requisition for Constitutional Cytogenetic Services - Karotype, FISH and RAD” available at www.albertahealthservices.ca/lab/page8667.aspx

Testing Location ACH Cytogenetics Lab
Testing Frequency

Alternate Name(s)
Reference Interval