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Chromosome analysis (karyotype) - bone marrow, blood leukemias, myelodysplasia
 
Test Synonyms:
Chromosome analysis (karyotype) - bone marrow, blood leukemias, myelodysplasia
 
Lab:
Cytogenetics
Inpatient Req:
See link below  
Outpatient Req:
See link below  
Specimen:
2 ml (or more, if possible) Green (SODIUM HEPARIN)
Result Time:
Preliminary result possible in three days Final result: 7-14 days  
Reference Interval:
46 XX; 46 XY Call lab with questions, (617)-732-7981  
Important Information:
Immediately send specimens to MGH Surgical Pathology Laboratory on Blake 3 for transport to the Cytogenetics Laboratory. Please provide clinical diagnosis, tests requested and contact information.
Additional Resources:
Printable requisition forms are available at this link

Last Reviewed on 4/10/2005