2020 Preimplantation Genetic Testing (PGT): Blastomere FISH (Stage 1 & 2)

Scheme description
Two case scenarios where one partner carries a balanced rearrangement and requests PGD.
Disorders/Gene target(s)
Rearrangments where the likely imbalance is <20Mb
Clinical cases
Two
Testing/analysis
Testing strategy based on case scenario presented and online FISH analysis of interphase nuclei.
Stage 1: Work up of probes for a given rearrangement. Stage 2: Online analysis blastomere FISH images.
Sample type
Online images
Techniques
FISH
Assessment
Submit a clinical report to include:
● Analysis of results
● Interpretation of the result
● Clerical accuracy
Performance criteria are applied
Eligibility
All laboratories worldwide
Languages
English, French, German, Italian, Spanish.
ISO17043 Accredited EQA
Yes
EQA timeline
Sample dispatchStage 1: April 2020 <br>Stage 2: May 2020
Testing period3 weeks for Stage 1; 3 weeks for Stage 2
Assessment resultsAugust 2020
Final Summary reportOctober 2020
Other information
Fee
£375.00
GenQA code
2020PGTBFISH
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