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


Test Name

Mosaic Studies Blood

Test Overview

CPT Code(s)

88230, 88263, 88280, 88291



Culture / Microscopy (analysis total 50 cells) / Karyotype


Specimen Requirements

Sodium Heparin (green top tube)

Optimal Quantity: 4-5 ml

Minimum Quantity: 1-2 ml

Storage: Room Temperature

Stability at Room Temperature: 8 hours

Transportation: Avoid freezing or heating over 35OC


Turnaround Time

Routine: Final report in 7-10 days for 90% cases