Stead Family Department of Pediatrics- Medical Genetics

  • Shivanand R. Patil Cytogenetics and Molecular Laboratory

    Reporting of Results

    • Verbal preliminary results are given in 24-48 hours based on 10 cells for specimens with hematological malignancies and newborns suspected of trisomies.
    • A written interpretive report of the lab results is available in EPIC for UI Hospitals and Clinics patients.
    • A written report is mailed or faxed to the referring physician at outside hospitals.
    • The turnaround times for the final report by specimen type are shown in the accompanying table.


    Consultation is available through our laboratory from board certified clinical/molecular/biochemical geneticists and genetic counselors in the Division of Medical Genetics.