Parental cytogenetic testing


Description

Parental cytogenetic testing may be requested following the conception of a cytogenetically abnormal fetus, the birth of a cytogenetically abnormal child, the loss of a pregnancy with a suspected chromosome abnormality, or an unexplained stillbirth/neonatal death.


Request a test

When requesting this test please use the referral form provided. Please also refer to any additional information provided for this test.


Additional information

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Sending address

Great Ormond Street Hospital NE Thames Regional Genetics Service Laboratories
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
Barclay House
37 Queen Square
London
WC1N 3BH

Laboratory service

Genetics


Sample requirements

2ml lithium heparin blood. 2ml venous blood in plastic EDTA tube if indicated on the proband�s report


Reference range

Not applicable


Turnaround time

28 days


Cost

Upon request


Call in advance?

Not required


Genetics

The Genetics Laboratories provide an extensive range of Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics diagnostic testing services.

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