CLINICAL SERVICES

Clinical and Molecular Cytogenetics Laboratory

The Clinical and Molecular Cytogenetics Laboratory is a component of South Texas Reference Laboratories of the Department of Pathology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. The laboratory provides support services for faculty and staff of the Health Science Center as well as services to surrounding hospitals, clinics and physicians. We are a full-service laboratory performing routine chromosome analysis (RCA) and Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH) testing for constitutional and acquired conditions using cutting-edge technology. To request courier service please call the laboratory at 210-567-4050.


Mission Statement


Our goal is to provide accurate and timely chromosome analysis for patients using state of the art techniques.

TEST MENU

Constitutional Studies


Chromosome Analysis – BLOOD

Chromosome Analysis – AMNIOTIC FLUID

Chromosome Analysis – PRODUCTS OF CONCEPTION

Chromosome Analysis – SKIN

FISH – MICRODELETIONS

DiGeorge Syndrome

Prader-Willi Syndrome

Angelman Syndrome

FISH – AMNIOTIC FLUID

FISH – PRODUCTS OF CONCEPTION


Microarray Testing – SNP Oligo

Acquired Studies


Chromosome Analysis – BONE MARROW

Chromosome Analysis – LEUKEMIC BLOOD

Chromosome Analysis – LYMPH NODE

Chromosome Analysis – SOLID TUMOR

FISH - PANELS*

AML/MDS                  MPD
ALL                              B-cell Lymphoma
MM                             T-cell Lymphoma
CLL

*Probes used on panels may be ordered as single tests.

Service to Clients

A board certified clinical cytogenticist is available to provide assistance with utilization of tests, interpretation for all cases and discussion of abnormal results with the referring physician. Final reports are sent to all referring physicians, hospitals and laboratories by secure email or facsimile. Preliminary reports are transmitted upon request and photographs of all karyotypes and FISH results are available upon request.