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Fetal Genotyping

Referred out for testing

Source Blood

If amniotic fluid is received, see Fetal Genotyping - Amniotic Fluid
Mnemonic FGENO
Specimen Requirements Collected Monday to Wednesday ONLY

Mother:
3 x 6 mL lavender top EDTA tubes

Father:
1 x 6 mL lavender top EDTA tube
Specimen Handling Do NOT centrifuge; do NOT refrigerate or freeze.

Call CLS courier dispatch to indicate that a fetal genotyping has to be picked up and sent to Canadian Blood Services Calgary; send with regular courier.

Send tubes at room temperature in a separate bag with a photocopy of the requisition.
Additional Information Test may be requested for father, mother, or for both parents.  A separate requisition is required for each patient (parent).
Testing Location Canadian Blood Services
Testing Frequency
Alternate Name(s)
Reference Interval