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Test ID: AF    
Chromosome Analysis, Amniotic Fluid

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

Prenatal diagnosis of chromosome abnormalities (trisomies, deletions, translocations, etc)

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 15 or more metaphases, and other techniques when required. Results are usually confirmed in 15 or more colonies from 3 or more primary cultures.

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

Chromosomes, Amniotic Fluid

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

Chromosome Analysis, Amniotic Fluid
Down Syndrome
Karyotype, Amniotic Fluid
Prenatal Diagnosis
Trisomy 21
Amniotic Fluid, Chromosome Analysis
Prenatal Chromosomes, Amniotic Fluid