Aseptically transfer the specimen into sterile plastic conical tubes containing sterile transport medium. Label tube with patient’s name and date of birth. A completed test requisition form must be included with every sample. A transport media is available upon request. It is recommended that CytoGenX provide sterile transport media. Contact client services at 888-436-3633 for Chorionic Villus Sampling lab testing information.
5-20 mg chorionic villi tissue
Sterile 15ml screw cap container containing sterile transport medium
Cell culturing of the Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS) tissue to identify both numerical and structural chromosome abnormalities
Room temperature (DO NOT refrigerate, freeze or centrifuge)
Causes for Rejection
Frozen specimen, absence of fetal tissue, inappropriate transport medium