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Laboratory: Genomics
Test Name:
Test Code: MD
Clinical Information:
The test is performed on amniotic fluid.  Testing will be ordered on a Cytogenetics Lab Requisition and the complete sample will be sent to the Cytogenetics Lab.  Sample will be triaged by staff in the Cytogenetics Lab with one tube of amniotic fluid referred to the Molecular Lab for RAD testing.  The remainder of the fluid will be processed by the Cytogenetics Lab as required.  Final reports will be sent out in the Delphic LIS to the WRHA - Genetics and Metabolism Program.
Collection Devices:
Prior arrangement with the laboratory is required.
Specimen Required: Specimen Type:  Amf 
Prior arrangement with the laboratory is required to determine total volume required for testing.
Reference Values:
An interpretive report will be sent.
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More Information:
Do NOT centrifuge.  Specimen is forwarded to HSC Cytogenetics Lab - MS5 for analysis.  Store and ship specimens at room temperature.