2020 Rapid Prenatal Aneuploidy (FISH)

Scheme description
Fixed prenatal cell suspensions for aneuploidy FISH detection only (chromosomes 13, 18, 21, X and Y).
Disorders/Gene target(s)
Common aneuploidies including:
Trisomy 13 (Patau syndrome)
Trisomy 18 (Edwards syndrome)
Trisomy 21 (Down syndrome)
Triploidy
Turner syndrome
Klinefelter syndrome
Clinical cases
Two
Testing/analysis
Detection common aneuploidies.
Sample type
Fixed cell suspensions from amniotic fluid or CVS samples.
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 dispatchMay 2020
Testing period4 weeks
Assessment resultsAugust 2020
Final Summary reportOctober 2020
Other information
Fee
£375.00
GenQA code
2020RA
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