Angelman syndrome FISH (Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization) is offered for diagnosis of individuals with clinical features of Angelman syndrome (severe intellectual disability, severe speech impairment, seizures). The detection rate of FISH analysis for this disorder is approximately 70%.
Whole blood in sodium heparin (green top) tube: minimum 5-10 ml
Shipping: Samples should be received on day of collection. Keep specimens at room temperature.
Turnaround Time: 7-10 days
CPT Codes: 88230, 88271x2, 88274, 88291
Consent Form: Peripheral Blood Chromosomes and FISH Consent [PDF]
Requisition Form: General Test Requisition [PDF]
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