Clinical and Molecular Cytogenetics Laboratory
University of Texas Health Science Center | Department of Pathology, MSC-7750 | 7703 Floyd Curl Drive | San Antonio, TX 78229-3900
Chromosome Analysis – Product of Conception
88233, 88262, 88280, 88291
Culture / Microscopy / Karyotype
Placenta, umbilical cord, and internal fetal organs are all suitable for analysis. If possible, please send chorionic villi.
Container: Sterile, leak-proof containers with transport media or sterile saline (i.e. Hanks Balanced Salt Solution). Do not place in formalin.
Optimal Quantity: 1x1x1 cm of at least two fetal tissues, one being chorionic villi
Minimum Quantity: 1 fetal tissue
Storage: Room Temperature
Stability at Room Temperature: 8 hours, then refrigerate
Transportation: Avoid freezing or heating over 35OC
Final report in 14-28 days