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Is it possible to get a Karyotype?

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Is it possible to get a Karyotype?

Postby 1jimbojimbo » Fri Dec 04, 2009 10:05 pm

I am currently in college taking a cell biology course and I must say it is the coolest thing ever! We just learned about karyotypes of chromosomes and I was wondering if it is at all possible to get a karyotype of my chromosomes. I know they usually only do it for medical reasons, but does anyone know how much it would be or where I could get it done at? I think it would be the coolest thing ever, to be able to examine my own chromosomes!!! I know the price will be insane, but I’m prepared for that :)
Any help would be appreciated!
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Postby JackBean » Sat Dec 05, 2009 1:21 am

In Trinec at Sosna hospital, they will do it for 20k CZK. Is it OK?
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Re: Is it possible to get a Karyotype?

Postby 1jimbojimbo » Sat Dec 05, 2009 3:18 am

JackBean wrote:In Trinec at Sosna hospital, they will do it for 20k CZK. Is it OK?


Wow, what are the chances a Czech would respond! I live in Oregon and much of my family lives in Czech! 20,000 czk is about $1,100 US, about what I was expecting. I will be revisiting Czech this spring, I will have to check that out. Thank you for the reply.

Anyone know of anywhere in the states?
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Postby gebi90 » Sat Dec 05, 2009 4:35 am

your idea was really awesome! in fact, the same question ran into my mind.. i'm also interested to know if it is possible for me as well.. :)
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Re: Is it possible to get a Karyotype?

Postby JackBean » Sat Dec 12, 2009 3:49 am

1jimbojimbo wrote:
JackBean wrote:In Trinec at Sosna hospital, they will do it for 20k CZK. Is it OK?


Wow, what are the chances a Czech would respond! I live in Oregon and much of my family lives in Czech! 20,000 czk is about $1,100 US, about what I was expecting. I will be revisiting Czech this spring, I will have to check that out. Thank you for the reply.

Anyone know of anywhere in the states?

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Are you serious or kidding?

Anyway, I was kidding, I just wished to show you, that some info from some prdel in some small country is probably not relevant for you, so next time better immediately write, what region is relevant for you ;) Not everyone lives in US ;) :evil:
http://www.biolib.cz/en/main/

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Re: Is it possible to get a Karyotype?

Postby 1jimbojimbo » Sat Dec 12, 2009 6:31 am

JackBean wrote:
1jimbojimbo wrote:
JackBean wrote:In Trinec at Sosna hospital, they will do it for 20k CZK. Is it OK?


Wow, what are the chances a Czech would respond! I live in Oregon and much of my family lives in Czech! 20,000 czk is about $1,100 US, about what I was expecting. I will be revisiting Czech this spring, I will have to check that out. Thank you for the reply.

Anyone know of anywhere in the states?

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Are you serious or kidding?

Anyway, I was kidding, I just wished to show you, that some info from some prdel in some small country is probably not relevant for you, so next time better immediately write, what region is relevant for you ;) Not everyone lives in US ;) :evil:


Yeah I was 100% serious. :evil:
But I live in Portland Oregon in the United States of America...

But does anyone know?!?! I’m a male and I can’t get one from a doctor unless I’m pregnant. Where is there is lab that will do this? :(
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Postby Darby » Sun Dec 13, 2009 12:53 am

It might be worth calling medical labs and asking directly - tell them you're a student and why you're asking.

If you have a graduate school with cell biologists, they might at least be able to point you in the right direction. Plus, if this might be a career direction, getting to know folks in the field can't hurt.
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Postby suzidoc8 » Sat Jul 21, 2012 5:38 pm

but u have to wait for one week to know the result as it take a long procedure. it in 12 steps and needed to be observed carefully so all the best enjoy! :D
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