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Paediatric Laboratory Medicine

FISH - RP11 BAC Clone Microarray Follow Up - Peripheral Blood

Clinical Significance

Microarray follow up FISH testing allows: confirmation of a CNV detected by microarray, family testing to determine inheritance of CNV, and determination of chromosome structure.

Test Name

FISH - RP11 BAC Clone Microarray Follow Up - Peripheral Blood

Gene Name

  • Genome-wide; As per microarray result

Division

Cytogenetics

Method

3 day PHA-stimulated thymidine-synchronized culture; FISH (Fluorescence in situ hybridization)

External Proficiency Testing

CAP
QMPLS

Turn Around Time

4 weeks

Disease/Condition

Follow up of a CNV detected by genomic microarray analysis

Specimen Type

Peripheral Blood

Minimum Specimen Requirements

Blood at room temperature in sodium heparin
Volume: 0-3 months  1-3 mL
                3 months-12 years: 3-6 mL
                12 years - adult: 6 mL

Storage/Transportation

Maintain at room temperature. Do not refrigerate or freeze.

Special Requirements

Collect in sodium heparin 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