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Test ID: POC    
Chromosome Analysis, Autopsy, Products of Conception, or Stillbirth

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


-Second-tier testing for chromosomal abnormalities

-Follow-up testing when chromosomal analysis and other studies on peripheral blood are inconclusive or when peripheral blood quality is poor or sampling is not possible


Products of Conception or Stillbirth:

-Diagnosing chromosomal causes for fetal death

-Determining recurrence risk for future pregnancy losses

Reflex Tests Lists test(s) that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial test(s)

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
FPOCRAneuploidy Reflex, POC, FISHNoNo

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

If the chromosome study fails to produce dividing cells, this test will be resulted at no charge, and FPOCR / Aneuploidy Detection, Products of Conception (POC) Reflex, FISH will be performed.

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

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

Chromosome, Autopsy/Concep/Stillbirth

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

Autopsy (ONLY if Chromosome is indicated)
Chrom Anal (Products of Conception)
Chromosome Analysis, Products of Conception
Chromosome Analysis, Stillbirth
Karyotype, Products of Conception
Pregnancy loss
Products of Conception (ONLY if Chromosome is indicated)
Spontaneous Abortion
Stillbirth (ONLY if Chromosome is indicated)