Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Cytogenetics- Tissue-Skin

CMH Lab Section
Cytogenetics

Specimen Requirements
A sterile skin biopsy (including dermis) should be placed in a sterile culture medium. Transport to lab immediately. Keep at room temperature. AVOID EXTREME TEMPERATURES. Call laboratory regarding special requirements.

Availability
Routine

Turn Around Time
Varies

Special Instructions
Indicate clinical diagnosis.

Methodology
Long term monolayer cultures with GTG banding

Ranges
See Interpretative Report

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