Kallmann Syndrome 1 (KAL1)

Indications for Kallmann Syndrome 1 (KAL1) 

Kallmann syndrome 1 consists of congenital, isolated, idiopathic hypogonadotropic hypogonadism and anosmia

Collection Procedure

  • Peripheral blood Collect whole blood in a green top tube (sodium heparin).  Label tube with patient’s name and date of birth.

A completed test requisition form must be included with every sample.  A transport kit is available upon request.

Specimen Requirements

FISH analysis is performed following cytogenetic analysis

Transport Temperature

Room temperature (DO NOT refrigerate, freeze or centrifuge) 


Laboratory Testing  for Kallmann Syndrome 1 Syndrome is performed on metaphase chromosomes utilizing Fluorescence in situ hybridizationCauses for Rejection

Frozen specimen, inappropriate container

Turnaround Time

24-48 hrs after completion of cytogenetic analysis