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chromosome analysis, peripheral blood, non-leukemic
Synonyms: Karyotype; Routine G-Banding 
Computer Code: (CHROM)
Specimen Collection: Sodium heparin (green top) tube.
Child 2-5 mL whole blood. (less for newborns)
Adult 5-10 mL whole blood. 
Minimum Volume:  
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Refrigerate specimen. Lab will attempt on small quantities. 
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.  
Lab Code: CC REF 
Requisition: INPATIENT: INPATIENT CYTOGENETIC REQUISITION OUTPATIENT: GENZYME FISH/ CYTOGENETICS REQUISITION - INCLUDE BILLING INFO
Test Frequency: NA 
Routine TAT: 5-10 days at reference lab 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 88230, 88262 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: R
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 11/28/2014
Time: 21:34:14 (24hr)