Karyotyping

Virtual Workshop on Karyotyping techniques on 22.02.2021

Karyotyping is an essential test in the diagnosis of genetic diseases/disorders related to numerical or structural changes of chromosomes. Karyotyping can be carried out using samples –peripheral blood, bone marrow, prenatal (Chorionic villus sampling, Amniotic fluid and Cord blood), and products of conception etc. Now-a-days, the samples are cultured and processed for analysis in well-equipped laboratories with computerized karyotyping workstations and is currently being used for identification and detection of genetic diseases. The objective of this e-workshop is to give basic concept of preparation of karyotypes by using peripheral blood and their interpretation for clinical applications.