Chorionic Villi Chromosome Studies

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: CHROM-CVS
POE DESCRIPTION: CHORIONIC VILLI CHROM STUDIES; CHROM-CVS
CPT CODE: 88235, 88267, 88291, 88261
DAYS PERFORMED: Mon-Fri, 0800-1500; must arrange with laboratory in advance
TURNAROUND TIME: 10-12 days
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Laboratory technician must be present to evaluate sample on location; must have completed history and consent forms.
CONTAINER TYPE: Contact Genetics Laboratory, 942-6298
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Chorionic villi from 8-10 weeks gestation
MINIMUM VOLUME: 10 mg
REFERENCE RANGE: Written interpretation by Unit Director of Genetics Laboratory
TEST SYNONYM(S):Chorionic Villi Sampling (CVS)