January 8 2021
Fertiltree is one of the top 5 IVF center in Mumbai. Our state-of-the-art laboratory offers Cytogenetic tests such as Karyotyping and FISH (fluorescence in situ hybridization) as well as Molecular Genetic tests like PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) for many single-gene disorders. Cytogenetic tests are carried out on suspicion of a chromosome anomaly in newborns, children, adults, the unborn child in high-risk pregnancies or an aborted fetus (products of conception). They are also carried out in patients with blood cancer or leukaemia and help in their diagnosis and management. Tissue culture is done in a majority of cytogenetic tests, hence strict aseptic precautions are necessary for sample collection. Karyotyping involves the analysis of all 23 pairs of chromosomes. The rapid FISH test is used when certain specific chromosome abnormalities are suspected. We also offer FISH testing on formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tumour tissues sections and FISH for bladder cancer. It is one of the best IVF center in South Mumbai. Molecular tests are carried out for different single-gene disorders such as Y chromosome microdeletions (30 different loci), MTHFR and Prothrombin gene mutations, beta-thalassemia mutations and Periodic Fever Syndromes.