Karyotype – Blood

Description:

Karyotyping is one of first steps and a common investigation to explore or rule out chromosomal aberrations such as numerical anomalies (extra chromosome, i.e. Trisomy or a missing chromosome, e.g Monosomy) and structural imbalances in Pediatric cases.

In Fetal Medicine and IVF case, Karyotyping is recommended for couples to rule out balanced trans location.

Technique:
Karyotyping

Specialities:
Pediatrics, Gynecology, IVF, Endocrinology, Fetal Medicine

Indications:
Downs Syndrome, Development Delay, Ambigous Genetilia, Congenital Anomalies, IVF, Repeated Pregnancy Loss

TAT:
15 days

Specimen Requirements:
3-4 ml blood in Sodium Heparin tube (Green Top)

Test Code:
1010

Further Information:

http://labassure.com/new/karyotyping/

button