Test Catalog

Test ID: CHRBF    
Chromosome Analysis, Body Fluid

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

Assisting in the diagnosis of certain malignancies

Reflex Tests Lists tests that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial tests.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
_ML20Metaphases, 1-19No, (Bill Only)No
_M25Metaphases, 20-25No, (Bill Only)No
_MG25Metaphases, >25No, (Bill Only)No
_STACAg-Nor/CBL StainNo, (Bill Only)No

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

This test includes a charge for cell culture of fresh specimens and professional interpretation of results. Analysis charges will be incurred for total work performed, and generally include 2 banded karyograms and the analysis of 20 metaphase cells. If no metaphase cells are available for analysis, no analysis charges will be incurred. If additional analysis work is required, additional charges may be incurred.


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

Cell Culture followed by Chromosome Analysis

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

Chromosomes, Body Fluid

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

Chromosome Analysis, Ascites
Chromosome Analysis, Body Fluid
Chromosome Analysis, Pleural Fluid
Chromosome Analysis, Spinal Fluid
Karyotype, Body Fluid