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FISH for Aneuploidy Screen (13, 18, 21 PROBES)

Omics test Model
Test Code FCV002
Test Summary Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) is performed for aneuploidy detection of chromosomes 13, 18, and 21.
Turn Around Time 3 days
Acceptable Sample Types Chorionic Villi
NY Approved No
Accreditations CAP , ISO 15189 (NABL)
*TAT starts after the sample and all required sample information is received at the processing laboratory.

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Test Description

FISH - Rapid detection of aneuploidy involving chromosomes 13, 18, and 21. Assay offered in conjunction with chromosome study.

Indications for Testing

FISH - The FISH analysis does not detect structural chromosome abnormalities, mosaicism, and other numerical chromosome abnormalities (excluding 13, 18, and 21). The American College of Medical Genetics recommends that irreversible therapeutic action should not be initiated on the basis of FISH results alone.

Condition Description


  • Screening result suggests aneuploidy
  • Advanced maternal age
  • One major or at least two minor fetal structural defects found on ultrasound
  • Previous fetus or child with aneuploidy
  • Parent of this pregnancy has a structural chromosome abnormality (e.g.,translocation, inversion) involving chromosome 21, 13, 18

Test Methods and Limitations

FISH - Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) Fluorescence Microscopy

Detailed Sample Requirements

Chorionic Villi
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Collection Container(s) EDTA (Purple Top) or ACD (Yellow Top)
Special Sample Instructions Please contact a Revvity Omics Laboratory genetic counselor for information on prenatal test requests and acceptable sample types.