Item Value
Test name Chromosome Analysis, Chorionic Villi
Available Stat? No
Turn around times 7-14 days
In House Availability Set up daily, Monday-Friday
Performed by Medical Genomics - Cytogenetics
Normal range 46,XY normal male
46,XX normal female
Container type 15 mL centrifuge tube with transport media (RPMI, FBS, L-Glutamine, Sodium Heparin and PenStrep). Available from Cytogenetics, 415-353-4844.
Amount to Collect 25 mg chorionic villi
Collection Instructions Collect 25 mg and distribute into two 15 mL orange screw top polypropylene tubes that are filled with transport media. Discard and remove visible maternal deciduas prior to collecting in transport tubes.

Complete and submit a "UCSF Reproductive Genetics Lab Results" or a "UCSF Cytogenetic Requisition" form and send with the samples.

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Keep samples at Room temperature. DO NOT CENTRIFUGE for any reason.
Sample type CVS

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667