Test Details

Mnemonic

CHRTU

Ordering Code

3470500

CPT-4 Code(s)

88239, 88262. Fee for assay attempted (88239)

Specimen Information

Collect

Tissue sample in Tissue Transport Medium (TTM)
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Specimen Preparation

Send tissue sample in Tissue Transport Medium (TTM) room temperature. Completed Warde Medical Laboratory Cytogenetics Test Requisition Genetic Disorders required.
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Alternate Specimen

Tissue sample in RPMI. Saline also acceptable, not recommended.
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Transport Temperature

Room temperature
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Rejection Criteria

Frozen samples
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Stability

Room temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen: Unacceptable
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Methodology

Cultures, staining and other techniques as required
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Reference Range

Interpretive report
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Performing Laboratory

Quest Ameripath
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