|Alternate:||array, CGH, fluroescence in situ hybridization, FISH|
|Includes:||microarray CGH and/or FISH|
|Phone:||(937) 641-3801; On Call Pager (937) 334-0192|
|Available:||Lab open Mon - Fri 9:00AM - 5:00PM. On Call hours are 5:00PM Friday through 10:00PM Sunday and holidays; specimens accepted in the main lab daily|
|Volume:||2-5mL each tube below; 1mL each tube below for newborns|
|Container:||one sodium heparin tube (or heparinized syringe) AND one EDTA tube; NOT ACCEPTABLE - microtainers with serum separators, lithium heparin tubes; DO NOT CENTRIFUGE|
|Temperature:||room temperature for not more than 24 hours; can be stored at 4 degrees C for 1 week|
|Rejection:||MUST INCLUDE INDICATION WHEN ORDERING; will attempt to process any volume of specimen received; will attempt to process clotted specimens; outcome may not be ideal|
|Uses:||used to identify whether or not a parent has their child's aberration(s) and to clarify unknown variants as pathogenic or likely benign|
|Limitations:||aberrations less than 100,000 bases are not detectable|
|Method:||Agilent 180k and/or fluorescence in situ hybridization|
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