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Test ID: CTI    
Chromosome Analysis, Skin Biopsy

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

8425

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

Second-tier testing for chromosomal abnormalities

 

Follow-up testing when results from peripheral blood are inconclusive

 

Chromosomal analysis when a peripheral blood specimen is of poor quality or sampling is not possible

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, Skin Biopsy

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

Chromosome Analysis, Skin Biopsy
Chromosome Analysis, Tissue Biopsy
Karyotype, Skin Biopsy
Karyotype, Tissue Biopsy