7278 Chromosome Analysis, Blood

Specimen Type Specimen Stability Reference Range
Whole Blood 72 Hours, Refrigerated
72 Hours, Ambient
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Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Whole Blood
Container: 1 Green Top Tube (Sodium Heparin)
Temperature: Refrigerated
Preferred Vol: 2.00 mL
Min Vol: 1.00 mL


Culture, Microscopy, Karyotype


Monday - Friday

Turn-Around Time



Preferred amount: Full tube of Whole Blood

Clinical Utility

Karyotype is a test to identify and evaluate the size, shape, and number of chromosomes in a sample of body cells. Extra, missing, or abnormal positions of chromosome pieces can cause problems with a person's growth, development, and body functions.

CPT Codes

88230, 88262, 88291

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