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Products of Conception, Embryopathology or Cytogenetics

Ordering Info & Methodology

Test Code

Cerner Synonyms

Products of Conception, Embryopathology or Cytogenetics, placenta, fetal tissue, chorion, chrionic villi

Turn Around Time


Ordering Guide

Specimen Requirements

Sample Type

Collection Container

Alternate Collection Containers

Specimens are to be collected in a clean, sealed container with no fixative and kept refrigerated until delivery to the laboratory.

Add on stability
This is the length of time after sample collection that this analyte is stable. Test can be added to a previously collected sample if the time since collection is less than the add on stability time.

Minimum Volume

Add On Stability

Collection and Shipping Requirements

Fresh specimen to be delivered to Anatomical Pathology accessioning desk immediately.

Reference Intervals

Female Reference Interval

Age Category
Reference Interval

Male Reference Interval

Age Category
Reference Interval
Additional Notes

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Measurement Uncertainty (MU)
Every laboratory value is an estimate of the true concentration of substance. MU is the 95% confidence interval around that estimate. 95% of the time, the true concentration will be within the range of the reported value ±MU. This value is based on analytical variability (precision) and does not reflect other factors such as sample collection and handling which may also affect the result.


Reported sodium = 140 mmol/L
Sodium MU = 1%
Expanded uncertainty = 140 mmol/L ± 1% or 140mmol/L ± 1.4 mmol/L
Interpretation - the true value of sodium in the sample is in the range 138.6-141.4 mmol/L, with 95% confidence.

Measurement Uncertainty

If sample placed in fixative, the lab is unable to perform cytogenetics or embryopathology testing.

During weekend or stat holiday, specimen should be placed in Laboratory Accessioning refrigerator.

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