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Test ID: FBUCC    
X and Y Aneuploidy Detection, Buccal Smear, 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

As a supplement to conventional cytogenetic analysis in patients with normal or uncertain cytogenetic results for sex chromosome aneuploidy or when an alternative tissue needs to be studied


To screen individuals suspected of having sex chromosome aneuploidy


As a means to rapidly determine the sex chromosome complement

Genetics Test Information Provides information that may help with selection of the correct test or proper submission of the test request

This test is only appropriate as a supplement to conventional chromosome studies when an alternative tissue needs to be studied to detect sex chromosome aneuploidy.

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)

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

X,Y Aneuploidy, Buccal Smear, FISH

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

Barr Bodies
Buccal Smear (X and Y Chromatin)
X Chromatin and Y Body
X Chromosome
Y Chromosome