Laboratory: Genomics
Test Name:
BIOCHEMICAL STUDIES IN FIBROBLASTS
Test Code: CGEN
Clinical Information:
Test is referred out for analysis by Health Sciences Centre Cytogenetics Laboratory.
 
Test requires consultation with HSC Genetics and Metabolism. 
Phone 787-2494 to make arrangements.
A Tissue Biopsy request form needs to be completed and sent to the laboratory for approval prior to sample procurement.
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Collection Devices:
Sterile tube containing 5mL of sterile tissue culture medium provided by the laboratory. Call 787-2489.
Specimen Required:

Skin Biopsy
Referral:
Requisition:
Reference Values:
A report confirming send-out will be sent.
Availability:
By Prior Arrangement Only
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More Information:
Fibroblasts are grown in the Cytogenetics Laboratory and sent out for testing.
Approval is required for send out.