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  • Tissue, Cytogenetics Study

Tissue, Cytogenetics Study

Cytogenetic Specimen Collection Media
for POC's. These containers may be
obtained from the Cytogenetics Laboratory
(984)974-1790 or Core Laboratory
(984)974-2361 upon request.

Test ID   LAB5505
EPIC Order Cytogenetics Postnatal (non-blood) order
CPT Code(s)   88233, 88262, 88291
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Cytogenetics
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine:

Tissue: 3-10 mm of villi from abortus, skin biopsy, etc.
Products of Conception: 5-10 mm piece of chiorion with VISIBLE villi attached;
see Comments for additional specimen information

Availability Routine: 24 Hours/7 Days
Turnaround Time         Routine: <42 days 
  • Please place a "Cytogenetics Postnatal (non-blood) order-LAB5505
  • Deliver sample to the Core Laboratory within 24 hours. 
  • Always call the Cytogenetics Laboratory to inform of sample being sent (984)974-1790.  If the laboratory is closed leave a message that includes your name and phone/pager#, the patient's name and the sample type.
  • Use sterile technique and close all containers tightly.  Label all containers with patient name, hospital #, date collected, and physician's name.

Reviewed by jcayless on December 04, 2019

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