SRY, Cytogenetics FISH Study: SEX determining Region on Y

Tube Type

Test ID LAB5505A
EPIC ID Cytogenetics Postnatal (blood) order
CPT Code(s) 88271, 88273, 88291
Group/Individual Test Individual
Laboratory Cytogenetics
Tube Station 30 (Core Laboratory)
Specimen Routine: 5mL whole blood/Sodium Heparin/Green Top Tube; See comments for additional specimen information
micro: 2-5 mL whole blood Pediatric: Sodium Heparin/Green Top Tube
If additional testing is requested, a larger sample may be requested
Availability Routine: 24 Hours/7 Days
Rush: RUSH STATUS AVAILABLE 24 hours/7days in lieu of STAT
Turnaround Time Routine: <28 days
Rush: Preliminary 3 working days with Final within 14 days
Reference Range Normal: N/A

Deliver sample to the Core Laboratory.

If post-mortem, obtain by cardiac puncture within 1 hour. Keep at room temperature.

Call the Cytogenetics Lab at 984-974-1790 with questions.

A peripheral blood karyotype must have already been performed or ordered in conjunction with this test.

Reviewed by jcayless on December 09, 2021

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514