Yq MICRODELETION - (B)
Test Code: MD
Indications for this genetic testing include males presenting with abnormal semen parameters, particularly azoospermia and severe oligozoospermia (sperm count <5x106/mL). The presence of deletions in three AZF regions on the long arm of the Y chromosome are tested for. For more information see:
Blood: 8.0 mL
Specimen must be kept at room temperature.
An interpretive report will be sent.
Within 6 Weeks
Expedited turnaround time, where medically indicated, available on request.
Do NOT centrifuge. Specimen is forwarded to Health Sciences Centre - MS5 for analysis. Store and ship specimens at room temperature. Specimen sent for Molecular tests is not to be used for other tests (ie. CBC).