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Test ID: FRTEL    
Subtelomeric Region Anomalies, FISH

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


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

Evaluation of cases of nonspecific moderate-to-severe mental retardation or nonspecific dysmorphic features when standard chromosome results are normal


Evaluation of parents or other family members of a patient who has been previously diagnosed with a subtelomere abnormality

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

Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH) with DNA Probes

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

Subtelomeric Region Anomalies, FISH

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

Chromosome Analysis by Telomere
FISH for Cryptic Telomere Abnormalities
FISH for Telomeres
FISH of Subtelomeric regions
Subtelomeric FISH