This test is performed when
• an individual shows congenital anomalies associated with a genetic disorder (e.g. abnormal physical features, behavioral problems, or developmental delays)
• a couple experiences repeated miscarriages or implantation failures
• a fetus is suspected of having a chromosomal abnormality
The test can be performed on almost any tissue, including
• Amniotic fluid or chorionic villus, products of conception, etc.