Human Genetics

Regional Pathology Services offers a very comprehensive menu of genetic testing.  Please contact us at 402-559-6420 to inquire about specific probes or click on the links below.

Prenatal/Pregnancy Loss

Prenatal testing is used to detect changes in a fetus' genes or chromosomes when performed on amniotic fluid or CVS from a current pregnancy. Pregnancy loss testing is used to detect changes in a fetus' genes or chromosomes after a pregnancy loss when performed on products of conception or fetal tissue. The following tests are available:

  • Chromosome Analysis
  • FISH
  • Microarray (Prenatal)
  • Microarray (Pregnancy Loss)
  • Male Infertility Panel

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS and TURNAROUND TIMES | TEST REQUEST FORM | PREAUTHORIZATION REQUEST


Postnatal Testing

Postnatal testing for newborns, adolescents, and adults is used to diagnose or rule out a genetic or chromosomal condition. In many cases, postnatal testing looks to confirm a diagnosis when a particular condition is suspected based on physical features and clinical symptoms. The following tests are available:

  • Chromosome Analysis
  • Chromosome Breakage for Fanconi anemia
  • FISH
  • High Density SNP Microarray
  • Male Infertility Panel
  • Methylation Analysis of Chromosome 14 and 15

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS and TURNAROUND TIMES | TEST REQUEST FORM | PREAUTHORIZATION REQUEST


Oncology Testing

Performed on blood, bone marrow, lymph node, or solid tumor tissue, genetic testing can detect chromosome aberrations associated with hematology and oncology conditions. Often times, individual chromosomes are further analyzed after a cancer diagnosis to provide prognostic information to assist in disease management. The following tests are available:

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS and TURNAROUND TIMES | TEST REQUEST FORM | PREAUTHORIZATION REQUEST