Fragile X testing
REQUESTING AND COLLECTING

Ordering:
Testing is carried out by DNA analysis. A karyotype (chromosome

analysis) is performed at the same time as DNA analysis.

Collection:
Aseptic technique must be used. 1 x 9mL lithium heparin tube (for

chromosome studies) and 2 x 6mL EDTA tubes (for DNA studies).
Container(s):
More than one tube type required

GENERAL INFORMATION

Reference Intervals:
See individual report or contact testing laboratory for information.

Laboratory:
Referred to: SEALS Genetics (9381-9149)

Patient Results:
(02) 8382-9100
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR REFERRING LABORATORIES
Handling & Transport:

SydPath Barwon Laboratories: do not collect on Fridays.
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR HANDLING AT SYDPATH
SydPath Handling:
Consult cytogenetics laboratory. Send at RT if same day and 4

degrees if overnight.

Data Entry Code:
FX+CGS

SydPath Division:
Haematology

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Date/Time published: 30/03/2020 17:34:45
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