|Downtime form:||A-1a Doctor/Provider Orders - Pathology Core and Specialty Care Nursery|
Optimal timing for specimen collection is during 14 to 18 weeks of gestation, but specimens collected at other weeks of gestation are also accepted.
Producing amniocyte cultures that can be used for genetic analysis.
Once confluent flasks are established, the amniocyte cultures are sent to other laboratories, either within the reference laboratory or to external sites, based on the specific testing requested.
Please print, complete and submit the Informed Consent for Genetic Testing from Mayo Medical Laboratories with the specimen.