Chromosome Analysis

Test description

Conventional cytogenetics (chromosome analysis) analyze the whole genome in a single assay. Developed over 50 years ago, this assay still plays a vital role in postnatal diagnostics because it allows for simultaneous characterization of chromosome number and structure.

Test details and complementary testing

  1. Braekeleer MD, Dao TN. Cytogenetic studies in couples experiencing repeated pregnancy losses. Hum Reprod. 5(5):519-528, 1990.
  2. Harger JH, Archer DF, Marchese SG, Muracca-Clemons M, Garver KL. Etiology of Recurrent Pregnancy Losses and Outcome of Subsequent Pregnancies. Obstet Gynecol. 62(5):574-581, 1983.