Karyotyping Test

What is a Karyotyping Test? 

Karyotype testing also known as karyotype genetic test, chromosomal analysis test, cytogenetic testing and chromosomal analysis is a test that helps to visualize chromosomes inside your cells to rule out the possibility of genetic disorders including Down’s syndrome, Klinefelter syndrome, Turner syndrome Edwards syndrome etc.

Karyotypic testing is  often recommended in pregnancy to diagnose any chromosomal or genetic disorder in an unborn child. Karyotypic testing is done during 1st and 2nd trimester as well. 

Other than pregnancy, karyotype testing also helps to find the cause of poor development in children as well as to diagnose certain types of cancers.

What is the Karyotyping Test Price in Pakistan? 

The karyotyping test price varies depending upon the lab and city you are choosing to get your test. However, to get a discount on karyotyping test tests from the best reliable labs in Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Multan, and other major cities, you can book your test from Healthwire.

Book Karyotyping Test Online with Healthwire 

To make e-health easier for you, Healthwire is providing you with the best platform to book online lab tests. You can easily book karyotyping tests from the top reliable laboratories of Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, and other major cities at affordable prices. 

To book your karyotyping test:

  • You can simply click on the lab test online via our web healthwire or Healthwire app 
  • Select the karyotyping test or upload the prescription
  • Pay in cash or online (debit/credit card, JazzCash)
  • Our representative will call you for confirmation

You can also call us at 042352500989 or click on the test for instant booking. You can also avail discount on the karyotyping test rate if you book your test via healthwire.

Why is Karyotyping Test Conducted?

A karyotyping test is recommended in following cases:

  • To find any genetic or chromosomal abnormality
  • To rule out the possibility of  genetic condition in unborn child
  • To find out the cause because poor development in children
  • For diagnosis of certain types of cancers

How is a Karyotyping Test Performed? 

Karyotypic sampling requirements vary according to different age groups. For unborn children amniotic fluid or chorionic villi work as a sample. However, in case of adults, following samples can be used for karyotyping analysis, including:

  • Blood sample
  • Bone marrow sample
  • Cheek swab sample

How is a Karyotyping Test Result Interpreted? 

After a karyotypic testing, you can expect negative or positive results. Negative result is considered normal which means there are no changes in chromosomes. While a positive karyotyping test can be concerning as it is an indicator of chromosomal abnormalities.

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Karyotyping Test

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