Test Catalog

Test ID: CULFB    
Fibroblast Culture for Genetic Testing, Tissue

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Producing cell cultures that can be used for genetic analysis

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

This processing test is for culturing chorionic villus or products of conception specimens for cytogenetic, molecular genetic, or other testing. No analysis or interpretation of results is performed.


Once confluent flasks are established, the cultures are sent to other laboratories, either within Mayo Clinic Laboratories or to external sites, based on the specific testing requested.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Cell Culture

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Fibroblast Culture for Genetic Test

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Cell culture, fibroblasts
Culture for Genetic Testing, Chorionic Villus/CVS
Culture for Genetic Testing, Fibroblasts
Culture for Genetic Testing, Products of Conception/Stillbirth/Autopsy
Culture for Genetic Testing, Tissue
Fibroblast culture for genetic testing
Genetic Testing Culture, Chorionic Villus/CVS
Genetic Testing Culture, Fibroblasts
Genetic Testing Culture, Tissue
Genetic Testing, Culture, Products of Conception/Stillbirth/Autopsy
Saving Cells for Possible Genetic Testing