المختبرات الطبية الأولى

Amniocentesis-

Comment: Detects chromosomal aberration in fetus. Performed between 15-17 weeks of gestation

Sample: Sterile plain tube, 20 mL

Blood karyotype-

Comment: Detect any chromosomal aberration of the individual in blood, at any age

Sample: Heparin, whole blood

Bone marrow karyotype-

Comment: Used for leukemias and myelodysplastic syndromes. E.g. Philadelphia chromosomes

Sample: Transport medium, contact us

(Chromosome Y delete (for infertility-

Comment: Detect chromosomal aberration of fetus at 8 weeks of gestation

Sample: serum

Chorionic Villi Sample-

Comment: Detect cause of infertility in AZF region

Sample: Sample in sterile saline

Fragile X- Chromosome-

Comment: Screen for mental retardation

(Sample: EDTA (Whole blood

(Gene screen (FISH-

Comment: Rapid techniques of detection of certain chromosomal aberration

(Sample: EDTA (Whole blood