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Test Code:
090-71-5521

Order Name:
INVITAE Carrier Screen, Female **

 
Useful For:

Help make healthy pregnancies possible with carrier screening.

Carrier screening is recommended for all patients who are pregnant or considering pregnancy. Carrier screening identifies patients who are at increased risk of having a child affected with a genetic disorder, providing actionable information for the next steps of their reproductive journey.

The Invitae Comprehensive Carrier Screen includes up to 301 genes and is appropriate for those of all ethnicities who want an expanded assessment of their risk of having an affected child.

 
Methodology:
Next-generation sequencing (NGS)
 
AliasesName:

Invitae Comprehensive Carrier Screen, Female 

 
 
 
Test Code:
090-71-5521

Order Name:
INVITAE Carrier Screen, Female **

 
Patient Preparation:
Genetics Counseling
 
Collection Specimen Or Container:
Blood/ K3 EDTA (Lavender Top) 3 mL, 2 tubes

Document Require:
Completed Invitae Carrier Screen - Requesition & Consent Form
 
Specimen Testing Type:
Blood/ K3 EDTA (Lavender Top) 3 mL, 2 tubes 
 
 
Sub Mission Container:
Whole blood EDTA, minimum volume 6 mL
 
Rejection Criteria:
  • Hemolyzed or clotted blood
  • Blood (or saliva) from patients who have had an allogeneic (non-self donor) bone marrow transplant
  • Blood (or saliva) from patients who have had an allogeneic (non-self donor) stem cell transplant
  • Blood (or saliva) from patients who had a blood transfusion less than two weeks prior to specimen collection
 
Specimen Stabillity:
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole blood EDTA Refrigerated, 2oC to 8oC 14 days
Saliva (2mL) in special collection kit * Ambient 30 days
* Optional, Nurse can request the specimen collection kit from Lab 4th Floor, Tel. 14160-2​
** Sending to USA
 
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-71-5521

Order Name:
INVITAE Carrier Screen, Female **

 
Method detail:
Next-generation sequencing (NGS)
 
Schedule:
N/A **Sent out to Precision Health (INVITAE, USA)
 
Turnaround Time:
20-25 days
 
Performing Location:
Precision Health (INVITAE, USA)
Referral Lab Services, Laboratory Department 14160-2
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-71-5521

Order Name:
INVITAE Carrier Screen, Female **

 
 
Clinical Information:

The Invitae Comprehensive Carrier Screen includes up to 301 genes and is appropriate for those of all ethnicities who want an expanded assessment of their risk of having an affected child.

This panel includes:

  • all disorders recommended by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG)
  • an extended list of disorders recommended by national Jewish societies
  • disorders that may have a severe presentation
  • a selection of disorders found on the newborn screen
  • several X-linked disorders, including Fragile X syndrome
 
Reference Value:
An interpretive report will be provided.
 
Interpretation:
Report integrate relevant guidelines to help develop a personalized screening and plan for patients.
 
Clinical Reference:
www.invitae.com (Retrieved: 29 Jun 2020)