Prenatal Test

Test Description:

Prenatal testing can be provided for any of the tests offered by the molecular laboratory if clinically indicated and parental mutations are known. Parental blood samples may be requested to confirm familial mutations. Maternal cell contamination studies are also recommended for all prenatal molecular testing. Please see specific test descriptions for details.

Specimen Requirements:

Two confluent T-12.5 flasks or more than 2 mg of direct CVS tissue are required for prenatal samples.

Shipping: Send at room temperature.

Turnaround Time: Varies by test

CPT Codes: For tests on carrier screening panels: test specific codes x2 (except 83912) + maternal cell contamination codes

Consent Form: DNA Testing Consent [PDF]

Requisition Form: General Test Requisition [PDF]

Prior to ordering prenatal testing, please contact our laboratory at 212-241-7518 to discuss.