Item Value
Test name Chromosome Analysis, Blood, High Resolution
Available Stat? No
Turn around times Normally 14-21 days. Expedited (with approval) 5-7 days
In House Availability Set up daily, Monday-Friday
Performed by Medical Genomics - Cytogenetics
Normal range 46,XY normal male
46,XX normal female
Container type Dark green top
Amount to Collect
Adult or child 5 mL blood
Infant 2 mL blood
Collection Instructions If expedited testing is needed for clinical decisions contact the Cytogenetics laboratory at x3-4844.

Complete and submit a "UCSF Reproductive Genetics Lab Results" or a "UCSF Cytogenetic Requisition" form and send with the samples.

Click here for Cytogenetics Requisition

Keep samples at Room temperature. DO NOT CENTRIFUGE for any reason.
Sample type Heparinized whole blood

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667