Prenatal or Perinatal Tissue Chromosome screen - QF-PCR + MLPA


Description

Cytogenetic test for miscarriages and still -births


Request a test

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


Additional information

Must be received by the lab same day as taken


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

Chorionic villi or fetal tissues if identifiable; consider sending cord insertion site into placenta (separately) - Universal container. Send dry if possible but in sterile 0.9% saline if delay anticipated. For fetal/neonatal biopsy: 1 cm2 skin biopsy, full thickness - Universal container. Send dry if possible but in sterile 0.9% saline if delay anticipated


Reference range

Not applicable


Turnaround time

28 days


Disease / group

Screen for chromosome imbalance


Cost

Upon request


Call in advance?

Not required


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