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Test Name: Products of Conception, Embryopathology or Cytogenetics

Test Code:

Cytogenetics: Requisition

Embryopathology: Requistion

Testing Laboratory: BC Children’s Hospital Embryopathology or Cytogenetics Laboratory

Collection Container: Specimens are to be collected in a clean, sealed container with no fixative and kept refrigerated until delivery to the laboratory.

Collection and Shipping Requirements: Fresh specimen to be delivered to Anatomical Pathology accessioning desk immediately.


If sample placed in fixative, the lab is unable to perform cytogenetics or embryopathology testing.

During weekend or stat holiday, specimen should be placed in Laboratory Accessioning refrigerator.