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Infants ONLY: 1-2 mL lavender top EDTA AND 1-2 mL dark green top SODIUM heparin whole blood.
For maternal screen: See Maternal Serum Prenatal Screen, Second Trimester
For postmortem specimens: See Cytogenetics, Constitutional - Tissues
DO NOT centrifuge or separate specimen; store and transport at room temperature.
Blood collected outside of regular hours, (Monday to Friday 08:00 - 16:15) will be stored at room temperature in ACH Chemistry or in DSC Referrals. Samples stored over the weekend in DSC Referrals will be forwarded to ACH Cytogenetics Lab on Monday morning.
Thy physician must complete an AHS "Requisition for Constitutional Cytogenetic Services - Karyotype, FISH and RAD" available at www.albertahealthservices.ca/lab/page8667.aspx
|Testing Location||ACH Cytogenetics Lab
|Alternate Name(s)||Down Syndrome by Cytogenetics, RAD, Trisomy, Trisomy 13, Trisomy 18, Trisomy 21|