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Paediatric Laboratory Medicine

Genomic SNP Microarray - Peripheral Blood

Clinical Significance

Approximately 10-20% of individuals with unexplained developmental delay or multiple congenital anomalies will have a CNV considered to be clinically relevant.

Test Name

Genomic SNP Microarray - Peripheral Blood

Alternate Name/ Synonym

Array Comparative Genomic Hybridization

Gene Name

  • Genome-wide

Division

Cytogenetics

Method

DNA extraction; Genomic Microarray Platform - Cytoscan HD SNP Array (Affymetrix)

External Proficiency Testing

CAP
QMPLS

Turn Around Time

4 weeks

Disease/Condition

Developmental delay and or congenital anomalies

Specimen Type

Peripheral blood

Minimum Specimen Requirements

1-3 mL (0.5 mL) minimum for neonates; 6 mL for adults

Storage/Transportation

Maintain at room temperature. Do not refrigerate or freeze.

Special Requirements

Collect in EDTA tube

Shipping and Contact Information

The Hospital for Sick Children
Rapid Response Laboratory
170 Elizabeth Street, Room 3642
Toronto, ON
M5G 2G3
Canada
Phone: 416-813-7200
Phone: 1-855-381-3212

Interpretation

Provided