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Array CGH, prenatal

Item Value
Approval req'd? Yes, if not ordered by Genetics or Neurology faculty or fellows. Requests on inpatients require approval from Cytogenetics/Array staff.
Available Stat? No
Utilization Guidelines Tests with long turn-around times (ie. Molecular based tests and Microarrays) should only be requested on an inpatient if the result is going to affect the inpatient management.

If the patient will likely be discharged before the result will be available, the test should be requested after discharge. (NOTE: UCSF Medical Center is not reimbursed for inpatient testing).

An exception to the above may be appropriate if there is a possibility the patient will not survive to be discharged and the information is important for diagnosis and/or family decisions/management (ie. recurrence risk).
Test code ACGHP
Test group Microarray
Performed by Combimatrix
Sendout? Yes
Method Array CGH
Collection Instructions Print out, complete and submit a Combimatrix requisition with the sample

Click here for form and submit along with a completed UCSF Cytogenetic or Molecular Genetic requisition

There are also instructions available for completing the Combimatrix form. Click here for instructions
Container type See sample type
Sample type DNA, POC, Chorionic villi, Amniotic fluid
Normal range Normal
Synonyms Microarray; Oligo HDscan; aCGH; Oligoarray
Last Updated 3/4/2013 11:53:21 AM
Entry Number 1277
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