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Test ID: CVS    
Chromosome Analysis, Chorionic Villus Sampling

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

80257

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Prenatal diagnosis of chromosome abnormalities (trisomies, deletions, translocations, etc) at about 9 to 12 weeks of gestation

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Includes 2 banded karyograms, analysis of 20 or more metaphases, and other techniques when required.

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Chromosomes, Chorionic Villus Samp

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Chorionic Villi
Chorionic Villus Sampling, Chromosomes
CVS
Down Syndrome
Karyotype, Chorionic Villus Sampling
Trisomy 21