Lab Test : Microarray, Comparative Genomic Hybridization

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Alternate:array, CGH
Department:Cytogenetics Laboratory
Phone:(937) 641-3801; On Call Pager (937) 334-0192
SQ Code:MACGHB
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
Turnaround:30 days
Specimen:Blood
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 24 hours; 4 degrees C acceptable if shipping next day
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
Normal:Male: arr(1-22)x2,(XY)x1
Female: arr(1-22,X)x2
Uses:Indications: developmental delay, mental retardation, failure to thrive, autism, and others
Limitations:aberrations less than 100,000 bases are not detectable
Method:Agilent 180k
 

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