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Achondroplasia-prenatal diagnosis, amniotic fluid

Fee code: 70241

Aliases: Dwarfism, Achondroplasia

Method description

Direct sequencing of exon 8 of FGFR3 gene

Delivery time

15 days

Note to delivery time


You need to consult before with the Laboratory. Indicate on the request the reason for consultation, family history and a brief clinical summary.

Specimen type

Amniotic fluid

Specimen volume

5 mL

Specimen minimum volume

2 mL

Collection instructions


Preanalytic treatment


Transport conditions

At room temperature or refrigerated

Rejection criteria

Insufficient sample, Sample in poor condition, Hematic fluid


Interpretative report of the results

Reference values

Values Units   Age  

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