Smart Cytogenetics 5: Karyotyping and FISH for Five Markers

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₹ 20000

Smart Cytogenetics 5: Karyotyping and FISH for Five Markers

Smart Cytogenetics 5 is a highly advanced diagnostic tool that utilizes both Karyotyping and Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH) techniques to analyze five specific genetic markers in a blood sample. This combination makes it a potent option for detecting a wide range of genetic disorders and several types of cancers. Karyotyping provides a visual profile of the chromosomes in cells, helping to identify abnormalities in their structure and number. FISH is more precise and uses fluorescent probes that bind to specific DNA sequences, allowing for the detection of specific genetic mutations and abnormalities. The inclusion of five markers in Smart Cytogenetics 5 allows for a more comprehensive and detailed analysis, making it particularly invaluable for complex cases.

Test Name Smart Cytogenetics 5: Karyotyping and FISH for Five Markers
Sample Type Blood/ bone marrow
Preparations Required No special preparation is necessary for this test.
Report Time 12 Days for Karyotype & 5 Days for FISH
Price in Hyderabad ₹ 20000

What is the significance of Smart Cytogenetics 5?

Smart Cytogenetics 5 is vital for identifying chromosomal abnormalities and specific genetic mutations. Its capability to analyze five markers enables the test to provide extensive information, which is crucial in diagnosing a variety of genetic disorders and cancers.

Is fasting necessary before taking the Smart Cytogenetics 5 test?

No, fasting is not necessary for the Smart Cytogenetics 5 test.

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Are there any special preparations needed before the test?

No special preparations are needed. However, it is advisable to inform the doctor about any medications or supplements being taken.

When should someone consider undergoing the Smart Cytogenetics 5 test?

Individuals who are suspected of having genetic disorders, or patients with certain types of cancers, especially those involving multiple genetic alterations, may be advised to take this test.

What kind of information does Smart Cytogenetics 5 offer?

Smart Cytogenetics 5 offers detailed information on the structure and number of chromosomes, and it can detect specific genetic abnormalities by analyzing five different markers.

How frequently should this test be done?

The frequency of this test varies depending on the patient’s condition and the doctor's recommendations. It might be performed periodically for monitoring in cases of chronic disorders or cancers.

What are normal values for Smart Cytogenetics 5?

Normal values usually indicate a standard number and structure of chromosomes. However, results may vary, and it’s important to consult your doctor for proper interpretation.

Are there any precautions to be taken before or after the test?

No specific precautions are required for this test. However, patients should always follow the doctor's instructions and communicate any medications or supplements they are taking.

What factors can influence the levels in this test?

Modifiable Factors: Some medications and treatments such as chemotherapy can influence the levels.

Non-modifiable Factors: Age, gender, and genetic makeup can also affect the levels.

Which doctor should be consulted if the test values are abnormal?

Consultation with a geneticist or oncologist is recommended in case of abnormal results.

Are there risks associated with Smart Cytogenetics 5?

The risks are minimal and are generally associated with the blood draw, such as minor pain or bruising at the site of the needle.

Can Smart Cytogenetics 5 detect multiple genetic disorders?

Yes, analyzing five markers enables Smart Cytogenetics 5 to detect multiple genetic disorders and abnormalities.

How is the Smart Cytogenetics 5 test performed?

The blood sample is collected from a vein in the arm using a needle. This is a standard procedure performed by a medical professional.

Is this test suitable for all age groups?

Yes, this test can be performed on patients of all ages, including children, especially if there is a suspicion of a genetic disorder.

What’s the difference between Karyotyping and FISH?

Karyotyping provides an overall view of the chromosomes, while FISH is more targeted and can detect specific genetic mutations or changes in DNA.

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