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Test ID: CULAF    
Culture for Genetic Testing, Amniotic Fluid

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

Producing amniocyte 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 amniocytes for prenatal genetic testing.

 

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

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.

Yes

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

Amniotic Fluid Culture/Genetic Test

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

Amniotic Fluid Culture for Genetic Testing
Cell culture, Amniotic fluid
Culture for Genetic Testing, Amniotic Fluid
Genetic Testing Culture, Amniotic Fluid
Saving cells for possible genetic testing