MITOCHONDRIAL RESPIRATORY CHAIN ENZYMES (ETC) - Skeletal Muscle
Test Code: MISC
Respiratory chain enzyme analyses (RCE) require a minimum of 150 mg muscle. If a minimum of 200 mg is provided, it is possible to add DNA molecular analyses as may be appropriate post RCE analyses.
|Specimen Required:||Minimum of 150 mg skeletal muscle (200 mg preferred) should be flash frozen in liquid nitrogen at collection with no media added. Store at -80°C.|
Ship frozen on dry ice by overnight courier to HSC - MS5 Central Accessioning for referral to Baylor College of Medicine (Medical Genetics Laboratories).
Provided by testing laboratory.
By Prior Arrangement Only
Prior approval by Clinical Chemist
Expected TAT is 21 days.