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SKIN BIOPSY - KARYOTYPE

Alternative names:FIBROBLAST CULTURE
CYTOGENETICS - TISSUE NON MALIGNANT
CHROMOSOME STUDIES - TISSUE
MICROARRAY STUDIES - TISSUE
TISSUE CULTURE
LaboratoryCytogenetics
Request Group:CYTOGEN
Specimen types:Tissue - Fresh
Container types:Sterile Yellow Top Container
Sterile Yellow Top Container
Collection & Request Instructions:

Antibiotic-supplemented transport media can be collected from Cytogenetics during business hours (M-F 8am-5.30pm). Use RPMI or sterile media from Cytogenetics stored in specimen reception fridge if Cytogenetics closed. Do not allow the sample to dry out.

Collect aseptically.

Collect x2 skin punches from extant patients.

Collect approx 5mm square (with 2-3mm depth) skin biopsy from deceased patients.

Frequency:On request
Uncontrolled when downloaded or printed.
Date printed: 10th August, 2020 08:38:18