The Cytogenetics Laboratory is a full service laboratory offering high quality chromosomal analyses on amniotic fluid, peripheral blood, bone marrow, lymph nodes, skin biopsies, malignant tissues and products of conception. Molecular cytogenetic analyses, by fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH), is offered for aneuploidy detection, microdeletion syndromes, marker chromosome identification, translocation detection, subtelomeres, Her2/neu, and mosaicism screens. The laboratory also cultures fibroblasts and amniocytes for send-out testing.
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Specimen Collection & Transport
All specimens should be left at room temperature and protected from temperature extremes during transport to the laboratory.
Lab hours are 7AM-5PM Monday through Friday, 7AM-3:30PM Saturday, and as needed. Specimens may be sent at any time. Please notify the laboratory at (612) 873-8548 during laboratory hours or at pager # (612)336-0246 after hours, weekends, and holidays and we will arrange for specimen transportation.
Send Specimens to:
Cytogenetics Laboratory (612-873-8548)
Hennepin County Medical Center
4th Floor North, Clinical Laboratory, Triage
701 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55415
|Amniotic Fluid Chromosome Study |