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FAST FISH X, Y, 13, 18 and 21

Catalogue Numbers
LPF 001-S (5 tests)
LPF 001 (10 tests)
LPF 001-30 (30 tests)
LPF 001-50 (50 tests)

The Aquarius® FAST FISH Prenatal kit allows detection of trisomies 13, 18 and 21 (Patau, Edwards and Down syndromes) and sex chromosome aneuploidies utilising a 2 hour hybridisation protocol.

Aquarius FAST FISH Prenatal kits provide the benefits of:

  • 2 hour hybridisation protocol demonstrating high intensity signals and minimal background.
  • Economical kit formats: 5, 10, 30** or 50** tests.
  • Liquid stable reagents premixed in hybridisation solution and provided with DAPI counterstain.

Each kit contains the variable probe sets, details of which are listed below:

Probe set 1:

  • X centromere Xp11.1-q11.1 (DXZ1) Green 
  • Y centromere Yp11.1-q11.1 (DYZ3) Orange 
  • 18 centromere 18p11.1-q11.1 (D18Z1) Blue

Probe set 2:

  • 13 unique sequence (13q14.2) Green 
  • 21 unique sequence (21q22.13) Orange

**Not available for LPF002 and LPF003.

I am grateful for the excellent products I receive from Cytocell at a reasonable price, but more importantly the superb customer support.  The speed in which I receive answers or suggestions makes my life as a director much easier and allows me to focus on patient care.  The quality and consistency of Cytocell’s probes means I can trust the results, and my clients get their results in a timely manner. Dr. Theresa C. Brown, Director, Cytogenetics Laboratory, Hayward Genetics Center, Tulane University School of Medicine

Microscope Images

FAST FISH X Y 13 18 and 21 magnified 1


This product is intended to be used on amniocytes.