Confirming diagnosis through a targeted approach
FISH test looks at certain parts of the chromosomes and can even detect very small parts of chromosomes that are either missing or extra. A FISH test is usually conducted on a blood sample taken from a vein. For testing during pregnancy, it may also be done on a sample of amniotic fluid or CVS.
Information on Chromosome numbers, Locus specific genes and micro-deletion syndromes such as Down’s Syndrome,
• Information on Chromosome numbers, Locus specific genes and micro-deletion syndromes such as Down’s Syndrome, Prader-Willi Syndrome, Angelman Syndrome, 22q13 deletion syndrome.
• Alteration of a chromosome leading to transfer from Parent to offspring.
• Defect in a chromosome inhibiting pregnancy or causing miscarriages.
• Birth defects or disability in a newborn.
|Coverage||Whole Genome||Probe Specific||Whole Genome|
|Resolution||5 Mb||100 Kb||100 Kb|
|Live Cells||Required||Not Required||Not required|
|MCC pick up||No||No||Yes|
|Failure Rate||30-40% due to culture failure/ contamination||No||Very Rare|
FREE Sample Collection
PAN India Logistics