Test Catalog

Test Id : MATCC

Maternal Cell Contamination, Molecular Analysis, Varies

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

Ruling out the presence of maternal cell contamination within a fetal specimen

 

Required for all prenatal testing performed in Mayo Clinic Laboratories' Molecular and Biochemical Genetics laboratories

Genetics Test Information
Provides information that may help with selection of the correct genetic test or proper submission of the test request

Required in conjunction with molecular and biochemical prenatal testing only.

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 Id Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
CULFB Fibroblast Culture for Genetic Test Yes No
CULAF Amniotic Fluid Culture/Genetic Test Yes No
_STR1 Comp Analysis using STR (Bill only) No No
_STR2 Add'l comp analysis w/STR (Bill Only) No No

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

For prenatal specimens only: If amniotic fluid (nonconfluent cultured cells) is received, amniotic fluid culture/genetic test will be added and charged separately. If chorionic villus specimen (nonconfluent cultured cells) is received, fibroblast culture for genetic test will be added and charged separately.

 

If this test is ordered in conjunction with CMAP / Chromosomal Microarray, Prenatal, Amniotic Fluid/Chorionic Villus Sampling or CMAPC / Chromosomal Microarray, Autopsy, Products of Conception, or Stillbirth, and no other molecular testing is ordered, test will be changed to PPAP / Parental Sample Prep for Prenatal Microarray Testing, Blood.

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

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) based comparison of Microsatellite Markers

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

Yes

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

Maternal Cell Contamination, B

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

Prenatal test

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

For prenatal specimens only: If amniotic fluid (nonconfluent cultured cells) is received, amniotic fluid culture/genetic test will be added and charged separately. If chorionic villus specimen (nonconfluent cultured cells) is received, fibroblast culture for genetic test will be added and charged separately.

 

If this test is ordered in conjunction with CMAP / Chromosomal Microarray, Prenatal, Amniotic Fluid/Chorionic Villus Sampling or CMAPC / Chromosomal Microarray, Autopsy, Products of Conception, or Stillbirth, and no other molecular testing is ordered, test will be changed to PPAP / Parental Sample Prep for Prenatal Microarray Testing, Blood.

Specimen Type
Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Varies

Ordering Guidance

If a prenatal specimen has already been submitted as part of another diagnostic test, a second prenatal specimen is not required. If a prenatal specimen has not yet been submitted, submit only 1 prenatal specimen.

Additional Testing Requirements

A maternal specimen and a prenatal specimen are both required.

-This test must be ordered on both the prenatal and maternal specimens under separate order numbers.

Shipping Instructions

Specimen preferred to arrive within 96 hours of collection.

Specimen Required
Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Patient Preparation: A previous bone marrow transplant from an allogenic donor will interfere with testing. Call 800-533-1710 for instructions for testing patients who have received a bone marrow transplant.

 

Specimen Type: Maternal blood

Container/Tube:

Preferred: Lavender top (EDTA) or yellow top (ACD)

Acceptable: Any anticoagulant

Specimen Volume: 3 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Invert several times to mix blood.

2. Send specimen in original tube.

Specimen Stability Information: Ambient (preferred)/Refrigerated

 

Prenatal Specimens:

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Specimen Type: Cord blood

Container/Tube:

Preferred: Lavender top (EDTA) or yellow top (ACD)

Acceptable: Any anticoagulant

Specimen Volume: 3 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Invert several times to mix blood.

2. Send specimen in original tube.

Specimen Stability Information: Ambient (preferred)/Refrigerated

 

Specimen Type: Amniotic fluid

Container/Tube: Amniotic fluid container

Specimen Volume: 20 mL

Additional Information: A separate culture charge will be assessed under CULAF / Culture for Genetic Testing, Amniotic Fluid.

Specimen Stability Information: Refrigerated (preferred)/Ambient

 

Specimen Type: Cultured amniocytes

Container/Tube: T-25 flask

Specimen Volume: 2 full flasks

Collection Instructions: Submit confluent cultured cells from another laboratory.

Specimen Stability Information: Ambient (preferred)/Refrigerated

 

Specimen Type: Chorionic villi

Container/Tube: 15-mL tube containing 15 mL of transport media

Specimen Volume: 20 mg

Additional Information: A separate culture charge will be assessed under CULFB / Fibroblast Culture for Genetic Testing, Tissue.

Specimen Stability Information: Refrigerated

 

Specimen Type: Cultured chorionic villi

Container/Tube: T-25 flasks

Specimen Volume: 2 full flasks

Collection Instructions: Submit confluent cultured cells from another laboratory.

Specimen Stability Information: Ambient (preferred)/Refrigerated

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

Forms

New York Clients-Informed consent is required. Document on the request form or electronic order that a copy is on file. The following documents are available in Special Instructions:

-Informed Consent for Genetic Testing (T576)

-Informed Consent for Genetic Testing-Spanish (T826)

Specimen Minimum Volume
Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

Amniotic Fluid: 10 mL

Blood, Cord Blood: 0.5 mL

Chorionic Villus: 5 mg

Reject Due To
Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

All specimens will be evaluated by Mayo Clinic Laboratories for test suitability.

Specimen Stability Information
Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Varies Varies (preferred)

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

Ruling out the presence of maternal cell contamination within a fetal specimen

 

Required for all prenatal testing performed in Mayo Clinic Laboratories' Molecular and Biochemical Genetics laboratories

Genetics Test Information
Provides information that may help with selection of the correct genetic test or proper submission of the test request

Required in conjunction with molecular and biochemical prenatal testing only.

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

For prenatal specimens only: If amniotic fluid (nonconfluent cultured cells) is received, amniotic fluid culture/genetic test will be added and charged separately. If chorionic villus specimen (nonconfluent cultured cells) is received, fibroblast culture for genetic test will be added and charged separately.

 

If this test is ordered in conjunction with CMAP / Chromosomal Microarray, Prenatal, Amniotic Fluid/Chorionic Villus Sampling or CMAPC / Chromosomal Microarray, Autopsy, Products of Conception, or Stillbirth, and no other molecular testing is ordered, test will be changed to PPAP / Parental Sample Prep for Prenatal Microarray Testing, Blood.

Clinical Information
Discusses physiology, pathophysiology, and general clinical aspects, as they relate to a laboratory test

One of the risks associated with prenatal testing is maternal cell contamination (MCC), which can occur when a fetal specimen comes into contact with maternal blood or tissue. The risk of MCC is associated with procedures such as chorionic villus sampling, amniocentesis, or extraction of fetal blood from the umbilical cord (cord blood). If MCC is present, the maternal DNA may mask the results of any genetic testing performed on the fetal DNA. Therefore, the results of prenatal testing may be compromised.

 

To rule out the presence of MCC, a maternal blood specimen is necessary for comparison of maternal and fetal chromosomal markers. The presence of both maternal and nonmaternal alleles for each fetal marker indicates the fetal specimen is not contaminated. MCC is confirmed when both alleles in the fetus are maternal.

Reference Values
Describes reference intervals and additional information for interpretation of test results. May include intervals based on age and sex when appropriate. Intervals are Mayo-derived, unless otherwise designated. If an interpretive report is provided, the reference value field will state this.

An interpretative report will be provided.

Interpretation
Provides information to assist in interpretation of the test results

An interpretive report will be provided.

Cautions
Discusses conditions that may cause diagnostic confusion, including improper specimen collection and handling, inappropriate test selection, and interfering substances

This test does not rule out the presence of low-level maternal cell contamination (<5%).

Clinical Reference
Recommendations for in-depth reading of a clinical nature

Nagan N, Faulkner NE, Curtis C, et al: Laboratory guidelines for detection, interpretation, and reporting of maternal cell contamination in prenatal analyses a report of the association for molecular pathology. J Mol Diagn. 2011 Jan;13(1):7-11, doi: 10.1016/j.jmoldx.2010.11.013

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

Method Description
Describes how the test is performed and provides a method-specific reference

The maternal blood genotype is compared to the fetal genotype, derived from amniocyte DNA or chorionic villus DNA, utilizing a PCR-based assay with a set of microsatellite repeat markers.(Unpublished Mayo method)

PDF Report
Indicates whether the report includes an additional document with charts, images or other enriched information

No

Day(s) Performed
Outlines the days the test is performed. This field reflects the day that the sample must be in the testing laboratory to begin the testing process and includes any specimen preparation and processing time before the test is performed. Some tests are listed as continuously performed, which means that assays are performed multiple times during the day.

Batched, performed most weekdays

Report Available
The interval of time (receipt of sample at Mayo Clinic Laboratories to results available) taking into account standard setup days and weekends. The first day is the time that it typically takes for a result to be available. The last day is the time it might take, accounting for any necessary repeated testing.

10 to 11 days

Specimen Retention Time
Outlines the length of time after testing that a specimen is kept in the laboratory before it is discarded

Whole Blood: 2 weeks (if available) Extracted DNA: 3 months

Performing Laboratory Location
Indicates the location of the laboratory that performs the test

Rochester

Fees
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Test Classification
Provides information regarding the medical device classification for laboratory test kits and reagents. Tests may be classified as cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and used per manufacturer instructions, or as products that do not undergo full FDA review and approval, and are then labeled as an Analyte Specific Reagent (ASR) product.

This test was developed, and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information
Provides guidance in determining the appropriate Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code(s) information for each test or profile. The listed CPT codes reflect Mayo Clinic Laboratories interpretation of CPT coding requirements. It is the responsibility of each laboratory to determine correct CPT codes to use for billing.

CPT codes are provided by the performing laboratory.

81265

 

Fibroblast Culture for Genetic Test

88233-(if appropriate)

88240-(if appropriate)

 

Amniotic Fluid Culture/Genetic Test

88235-(if appropriate)

88240-(if appropriate)

 

Each additional specimen

81266

LOINC® Information
Provides guidance in determining the Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC) values for the order and results codes of this test. LOINC values are provided by the performing laboratory.

Test Id Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
MATCC Maternal Cell Contamination, B 40704-9
Result Id Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Applies only to results expressed in units of measure originally reported by the performing laboratory. These values do not apply to results that are converted to other units of measure.
53285 Result Summary 50397-9
53286 Result 40704-9
53287 Interpretation 69047-9
53288 Reason for referral 42349-1
53289 Specimen 31208-2
53290 Source 31208-2
53291 Released By 18771-6
55150 Method 85069-3

Test Setup Resources

Setup Files
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Sample Reports
Normal and Abnormal sample reports are provided as references for report appearance.

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SI Sample Reports
International System (SI) of Unit reports are provided for a limited number of tests. These reports are intended for international account use and are only available through MayoLINK accounts that have been defined to receive them.

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