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How long does it normally take for a karyotype result to come back?
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Dr. Cindy Williams
Pediatrics
In brief: Karyotype
That can vary from lab to lab.
Have the doctor check the lab and see if they can give you an estimate. I find the ones that I order can take 2-3 weeks.

In brief: Karyotype
That can vary from lab to lab.
Have the doctor check the lab and see if they can give you an estimate. I find the ones that I order can take 2-3 weeks.
Dr. Cindy Williams
Dr. Cindy Williams
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Dr. Golder Wilson
Clinical Genetics
In brief: Routine 2 weeks
A new rapid fish technique can provide selected chromosome study (karyotype) results) in 24 hours if a specific disorder (e.
g., down, turner, trisomy 18 syndrome) is suspected. Routine karyotyping takes a minimum of 7 days (cells must be stimulated and arrested in metaphase) with 2-4 weeks average for reports (due to laboratory processing, etc.).

In brief: Routine 2 weeks
A new rapid fish technique can provide selected chromosome study (karyotype) results) in 24 hours if a specific disorder (e.
g., down, turner, trisomy 18 syndrome) is suspected. Routine karyotyping takes a minimum of 7 days (cells must be stimulated and arrested in metaphase) with 2-4 weeks average for reports (due to laboratory processing, etc.).
Dr. Golder Wilson
Dr. Golder Wilson
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