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Cytogenetics/Karyotyping

Ordering information:

Cerner Orderable: Histology Specimen - free text Karyotyping or Cytogenetics.

RPMI transport media can be obtained from Eastern Health Pathology.

This is a referred test. See instructions via link. https://handbook.monashpathology.org/index?testid=1507

 

 

Alternate names:
CHROMOSOME STUDIES, FIBROBLAST CULTURE, MICROARRAY STUDIES, TISSUE CULTURE, TISSUE CYTOGENETICS, TISSUE NON MALIGNANT(SKIN BIOPSY - KARYOTYPE
Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
HCYTOG
Specimen types:
Tissue
Biopsy
Container types:
Sterile JarSterile Jar
Collection Instructions:
Refrigerate, send to lab upon completion

https://handbook.monashpathology.org/index?testid=1507

Collect aseptically. Collect x2 skin punches from extant patients.

Collect approx 5mm square (with 2-3mm depth) skin biopsy from deceased patients.

Use RPMI (obtain from Pathology) for transport. Do not allow the sample to dry out.

Notes:

Send to Pathology for send out to MMC.

Frequency:
As required
Result Turnaround Time:
Few weeks
Laboratory Use Only

  

 

If EMR is not available, Pathology results are available from Auscare.  If you do not have an Auscare login,please complete attached form. https://pathology.easternhealth.org.au/handbook/downloads/Auscare%20access.pdf

Instruction on how to use Auscare - https://pathology.easternhealth.org.au/handbook/downloads/Auscare%20instructions.pdf

SPECIMEN COLLECTION MODULE (SCM) FAQs - CLICK HERE

CLICK HERE for a consent form to perform tests not covered by Medicare

TURN AROUND TIMES - When will my result be available?

CLICK HERE for Minimum Labelling Requirements

CLICK HERE for a printable Pathology request form

CLICK HERE for a Log sheet for recording Pathology results

"THE ART OF CCCCOLLECTION"

PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE PREFERRED ORDER OF DRAW