Overview

The Cytogenetics Laboratory performs chromosome analysis, fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH), and array comparative genomic hybridization (array CGH) on cells prepared from a wide variety of tissues including amniotic fluid, chorionic villi, products of conception, peripheral blood leukocytes, bone marrow, lymph node, and skin/muscle biopsy.

Testing service

Prenatal Cytogenetic Testing
Prenatal Chromosome & FISH Analysis(pdf)

Postnatal Constitutional Cytogenetic Testing
Postnatal Chromosome & FISH Analysis(pdf)
Array Comparative Genomic Hybridization (CGH) Analysis(pdf)

Hematologic Cancer Cytogenetic Testing
Hematologic Cancer Chromosome & FISH Analysis(pdf)
Hematologic Cancer Array Comparative Genomic Hybridization (CGH) Analysis (pdf)

 Forms

Prenatal Cytogenetic Testing
Patient History and Request Form for Prenatal Cytogenetic Analysis(pdf)

Postnatal Constitutional Cytogenetic Testing
Patient History and Request Form for Blood Cytogenetic Analysis(pdf)
Patient History and Request Form for Tissue Cytogenetic Analysis(pdf)
Array CGH Clinical Testing Handout using the Agilent 4x180k aCGH+SNP array(pdf)

Cancer Cytogenetic Testing
Patient History and Request Form for Cancer Cytogenetic Analysis(pdf)
Array CGH Clinical Testing for Hematological Malignancies Handout using the Agilent 4x180k aCGH+SNP array(pdf)

Protocol for Shipping Samples(pdf)

CLIA Certificate (pdf)

Staff

Andrew Carroll, Ph.D., Director
Fady Mikhail, M.D., Ph.D., Co-Director
Katy L. Anderson, M.S., CG(ASCP), Laboratory Manager

Contact

UAB Cytogenetics Laboratory
720 20th Street South, Suite 314
Birmingham, AL 35294

Phone: (205) 934-9555
Fax: (205) 934-1078