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CHROMOSOME ANALYSIS OF LYMPH NODES

Synonym(s):

​KARYOTYPE LYMPH NODE

Description

Indications

Specimen Required

​Fresh, unfixed lymph nodes (minimum 0.5mm3) in a sterile container with transport medium supplied by our laboratory.

Storage and Transport

Method

Test Results

​Normal or Abnormal. If Abnormal, the karyotypic abnormality is described in accordance to the International System for Human Cytogenomic Nomenclature (ISCN, 2016).

Reference Interval / Value

Turnaround Time

​14 ~ 21 days

Day(s) Test Set up

​Monday – Saturday (office hours)

Remarks

​Indicate clearly the clinical diagnosis on the cytogenetics request form or CPOE. This information is essential when initiating the cultures for cytogenetic analysis. Do not despatch a specimen near a weekend or a public holiday to avoid unnecessary delays.

Change History Notes

  • 07 Dec 2015 03:55 PM

    Updated Turnaround Time: 14 ~ 21 days

  • 04 Jul 2017 09:30 AM

    Updated the test result for ISCN, 2013 to ISCN, 2016

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