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FISH for X Y Chromosome

The Fluorescence in situ Hybridization test called as FISH Test is an advanced genetic diagnostic tool that detects and maps genetic material in an individual's cells. This test is essential in identifying specific features of DNA, such as the number of X and Y chromosomes, crucial for diagnosing conditions like Turner Syndrome, Klinefelter Syndrome, and other sex chromosome aneuploidies.


  • Profile Name: FISH for X Y Chromosome
  • Sample Type: Blood
  • Preparations Required: No specific preparation is required for this test.
  • Report Time: 5 days

Turner Syndrome occurs in females when one of the two X chromosomes is missing or partially missing. Klinefelter Syndrome occurs in males when there is an extra X chromosome. Both conditions lead to physical and developmental changes that can vary in severity depending on the exact chromosomal alteration.

In the FISH test, fluorescent probes bind to parts of the X and Y chromosomes that display a high degree of sequence complementarity. This allows visualization of specific regions within the genome, enabling the detection of chromosomal abnormalities. Timely detection of conditions linked to the X and Y chromosomes can substantially impact disease management, prognosis, and the affected individual's future quality of life.

Schedule your FISH Test today at Sprint Diagnostics for a comprehensive assessment that can impact your disease management, prognosis, and overall quality of life

Home Sample Collection Process

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Book your convenient slot
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Sample Collection by Phlebotomist
Sample Collection by Phlebotomist
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Reporting of the sample at lab
Reporting of the sample at lab
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Frequently Asked Questions

The FISH test can determine if there is an abnormal number of X or Y chromosomes, indicating conditions like Turner Syndrome, Klinefelter Syndrome, or other sex chromosome aneuploidies.

A positive Fluorescence in situ Hybridization or FISH test indicates specific genetic abnormalities. For conditions like Turner Syndrome or Klinefelter Syndrome, it may reveal anomalies in the number or structure of X and Y chromosomes. Consultation with a healthcare professional is essential for a thorough understanding and to discuss potential next steps based on the specific genetic markers identified.

No, fasting is not required before taking the FISH test. Patients can follow their normal eating and drinking routine before undergoing the test.

No specific preparations are needed for this test. Nonetheless, it is important to inform your healthcare provider about any medications or supplements you are currently taking, as certain substances could potentially interfere with the test results.

FISH for X Y Chromosome
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